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Is La Guaira 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 Guaira?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Venezuela 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 Guaira.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Venezuela

The tap water is not safe in La Guaira, Vargas, Venezuela. The water treatment plant is old, and the water did not meet the World Health Organization’s standard. These outdated infrastructures have dealt with terrifying maintenance. As a result, drinking directly from the tap can cause short term and long term disease. It is very harmful or dangerous to consume tap.

Damage to the water supply has been difficult because it is necessary for adequate rehabilitation and rehabilitation of water and sanitation resources. USAID has contributed more than $56 million of humane aid to Venezuela for sanitation, hygiene, medicine, and health care.

The primary source of water in La Guaira, Venezuela, comes from the Guaire River in Caracas. Countless citizens make long travels to the Guaire River, as it is the main water they can reach. Still, wastewater has polluted the river. The Guaire River is near Caracus, with three water plants: La Mariposa, Caujarito, and La Guaira. The treatment plants sanitize the water, removing sludge so that it does not settle in the tanks.

UNICEF has worked on providing safe drinking water by sources like water trucking and system replacements. Using these programs will help fix water distribution’s main spots like schools and hospitals and clean primary water sources to increase safe use. In 2019, UNICEF provided water and hygiene services to at least 18,300 people in the health centers and training spaces.

Over the years, Venezuela’s infrastructure to move and contain water has deteriorated and requires improvement. In 2013, the government asked for Electrotécnica SAQUI’s help to reconstruct and restore the water treatment plants, eliminating harmful material that seeps into the water. Combining fiberglass blades with the water plants to eliminate large amounts of sludge helps keep the plant cleaner, improving the water quality.


La Guaira tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 67% High
  • Water Pollution 72% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 33% Low
  • Water Quality 28% Low

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in La Guaira, 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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