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Is Leon 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 Leon?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Nicaragua 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 Leon.

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

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"How is it that people can drink tap water in this country of ours," asks Leon Nicaragua''s president. He is referring to the controversy surrounding the government''s decision to grant permission for a company to build a desalination plant in Leon, Nicaragua. The plan, which was approved by Nicaragua''s President, will allow people to drink water from the plant; but will also turn much of the region into a desert.

Many Americans and many other countries have taken to water distillation as a way of producing clean, pure, purified tap water. However, the water from these systems is not always completely clean because of the chemicals used to purify it. When using a water filter to purify tap water, it is important to remove the impurities that are present in the water. These impurities can come from a variety of sources such as animals, insects, plants, and even human wastes.

If you were to drink all the water in the world, the end result would be the


Leon tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 75% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 25% Low

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