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Can You Drink Tap Water in Latakia?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Latakia, Syria.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Syria 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 Latakia.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Syria, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
The United Nations, the World Health Organization, the Center for Disease Control and the European Commission have all concluded that there is no health hazard in drinking water from the wells in Syria. According to the European Commission, the only thing that is found in the water is a low level of methane, the gas that is released when the meat is cooked.
The report says that this gas is harmless and is only found in small amounts. The only way the European Commission could come up with such a conclusion is if they were aware of the types of people living in the area and the types of food they eat. There is absolutely no evidence that the people in this region are eating anything that would release this dangerous gas. These people are mostly farmers and herders.
These people are the ones who have most likely been eating contaminated water in the areas that they live in and most likely they have not noticed it. Of course, there is a chance that some o
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.46 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
- Water Pollution 52% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
- Water Quality 48% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Latakia, 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.