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Is Linkoping 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 Linkoping?

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 Linkoping.

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


Tap Water in Sweden is not as safe to drink as it seems. Tap Water in Sweden has been known to contain such dangerous contaminants as lead, mercury, cysts and bacteria that could cause long term damage to human DNA. The alarming thing is that the pollution in the tap water of the Swedish town of Linkoping goes on for years without anyone being aware of it. In fact, even after they were notified by a resident that his water had some dangerous substances in it, no one did anything about it until after the resident passed away.

The contamination started when the town bought new water tanks. At first, everything was fine. Then, three decades ago, the residents of Linkoping noticed that there was a strange smell coming from their tap water. They tested the water and found that it contained a very high level of mercury. This was the beginning of the end for Linkoping Sweden''s tap water.

When the residents of Linkoping got the news that their water had been

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.23 in USD (1.5-liter)


Linkoping tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 7% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 15% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 100% Very High
  • Water Quality 100% Very High

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