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Is Lille 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 Lille?

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 Lille.

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


Tap Water in Lille France is deemed unsafe by the European Union. The reason for this is that, according to a recent report, nearly one in ten people who consumed Tap Water carried some form of disease-causing infection. As if that''s not enough, the contamination was detected over a period of time, which means that the figures were constantly rising.

Tap Water Leak Detection Systems were initially used only by government researchers and engineers. As they were very expensive to buy, and maintain, most companies simply ignored them, despite the fact that outbreaks of illness were regularly occurring. This, and several other factors, led to the massive recall of all tap water in the United States earlier this year. Now, with more than a dozen different manufacturers of drinking water purifiers on the market, buyers are now able to find the best products for their individual circumstances.

In many cases, companies will sell their units under two separat

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.37 in USD (1.5-liter)


Lille tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 38% Low
  • Water Pollution 36% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 63% High
  • Water Quality 64% High

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Lille, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Related FAQS


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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