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Can You Drink Tap Water in Landshut?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Landshut, Germany.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Germany 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 Landshut.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Germany, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
The German town of Landshut has long been a subject of debate in the press and amongst environmental and health groups. Its proximity to the Baltic Sea and nearby Baltic Sea Laptops terminals have both been cited as contributing to poor quality of tap water. While its neighbours, Finland and Denmark, appear to have similar problems with bad tap water quality, Landshut has the highest rate of people reporting they have had problems with bad tap water. The reasons for this, various studies say, can be attributed to improper maintenance of the septic system, low levels of calcium and phosphorous in the soil, and general neglect on the part of the local authorities.
So why does Landshut have such poor tap water safety standards? Some blame it on the density of the population within the small city. According to one study, there are more than 28,000 people living in just one square kilometre of Landshut. And with that much concentration of people, the combined effect of
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.49 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18% Very Low
- Water Pollution 22% Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 82% Very High
- Water Quality 78% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Landshut, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.