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Is La Ceiba Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in La Ceiba?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in La Ceiba, Honduras.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Honduras is a out of 100.

Tap Safe includes data from many publicly available sources, including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control), and user submitted databases, but unfortunately there's not enough data about La Ceiba.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Honduras, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.

Click here to check out the water quality for Honduras

It is illegal to ship tap water in La Ceiba Honduras due to the dangerous health effects. The drinking of contaminated water, especially from the treatment facility could result in serious illnesses and even death.

There are more than four treatment facilities that provide drinking water. However, the amount of contaminated water can be higher than reported. The reason for this is the fact that the facility is not required to inform the municipality that provides tap water about the problem.

In some cases, the tap water does not contain any traces of drugs or chemicals that may cause cancer or other serious diseases. The municipality provides tap water in other parts of the country.

The drinking water from the municipality is treated with chlorine. The chlorination process kills bacteria, viruses, protozoa and other harmful organisms present in the tap water.

The use of chlorine also poses health risks. Chlorine vaporizes in t

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.98 in USD (1.5-liter)


La Ceiba tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 72% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 42% Moderate
  • Water Quality 28% Low

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in La Ceiba, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

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Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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