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Is Leipzig 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 Leipzig?

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 Leipzig.

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

Have you ever driven through Leipzig and wondered if the tap water was safe? The answer to that question is a resounding "yes." Leipzig, in Germany, is one of the biggest hubs for chemical processing and petrochemicals. It is also home to one of the largest refineries in the world, so if there was any sort of contamination or spill, there would be a problem. As it is, the center has closed down several times due to safety issues and over-production of certain chemicals. These chemical spills cause serious damage to the environment and threaten to hurt local fishing communities and the livelihoods of hundreds of local residents.

Chemical spills are a serious issue that must be addressed by all levels of government agencies and the relevant stakeholders. If you have any worries about chemical spills or are currently dealing with one, it is imperative that you report the issue to your local authorities immediately. You should ensure that you report the spill to the re

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.34 in USD (1.5-liter)


Leipzig tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 15% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 81% Very High
  • Water Quality 85% Very High

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