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Is Lecce Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Lecce?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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 Lecce.

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


Many people who have been drinking bottled water in Lecce Italy think that the quality of tap water is just as good, if not better. They also believe that if they take care of filtering their own water, then they will never have to buy bottled water again. This could not be further from the truth. Bottled water could be just as dangerous as tap water.

First of all, when it comes to bottled water, you do not know what you are drinking. In Lecce, for example, the municipality requires that all of the tap water used for drinking purposes must meet very high standards. The World Health Organization states that every bottle of bottled water on the market is absolutely harmful to your health. This includes prescription drugs and cancer-causing chemicals.

This is particularly true since one of the major causes of cancer is exposure to certain carcinogens, such as benzene, atrazine and phosporidium. These carcinogenic chemicals are present in almost every bot

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.42 in USD (1.5-liter)


Lecce tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 60% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 60% High
  • Water Quality 40% Moderate

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