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Is Liege 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 Liege?

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 Liege.

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


Have you ever had the bad experience of drinking tap water in Liege? The waters of Liege are considered to be among the best in Europe, yet still thousands of people in Belgium continue to suffer with contaminants that make their skin and hair dry. It has been found that the main source of contamination is fecal matter from livestock sources and other animal by products that enter the water system through the rivers, streams and lakes. The majority of these waterways have already been treated, but the problem lies in how these tap waters are monitored. The major concern is that the livestock are not being given enough doses of antibiotics to kill off the bacteria before they enter the water system. Here are some reasons why you should never drink tap water from Liege or any other city in Belgium:

Tap Water in Liege, Belgium was found to contain a high percentage of disinfection byproducts. These byproducts are considered to be a health risk since they can cause di

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.3 in USD (1.5-liter)


Liege tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29% Low
  • Water Pollution 29% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 71% High
  • Water Quality 71% High

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