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Is Locarno 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 Locarno?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Switzerland 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 Locarno.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Switzerland


Tap Water Locarno Switzerland is often regarded as the "hottest tourist attraction", attracting thousands of visitors every year. Locarno is in the Canton of Graubeilles, on the border with Italy. It is known for its extraordinary mountain scenery, particularly along the spur and Tarnelline valleys. The spectacular mountains, green meadows and small villages become a popular destination for tourists visiting Switzerland during their annual spring break.

In order to enjoy your time visiting Locarno, you need to be careful about the water you are drinking, especially if you intend to stay at one of the guesthouses. Bottled water and tap water must be used when drinking or washing your hands at the local sink. You can also use either type of liquid to cook with. However, bottled water and tap water should not be used to brush your teeth, as the toothpaste used to clean your teeth in the local supermarket can also cause some serious problems, including stomach upset.

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.11 in USD (1.5-liter)


Locarno tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 16% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 92% Very High
  • Water Quality 84% Very High

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