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Is Lome 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 Lome?

No, tap water is not 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 Lome.

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


The city of Lome, Togo, located on the west coast of Africa has one of the best tap water quality in the world. It''s clean, fresh and contains very few impurities. Togo is well known for its fertile soil, which is the result of volcanic activity. The volcanic ash and mineral soil combine to make a wonderful tap water. Most of the tap water in Lome is chlorinated but some regions have used lead pipes which were discovered in pipes throughout the city.

Tap Water in Lome is safe to drink and most manufacturers ensure that it meets the required standards. There are also regulations for how contaminants like lead can be treated. In order to enjoy clean, pure, tap drinking water all you need to do is buy a tap that has been approved by the local government. This way you know that you are getting what you pay for.

Tap Water Quality When you tap water in Lome, Togo, you don''t get excellent quality. The tap water has impurities in it like lead, which has bee

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.83 in USD (1.5-liter)


Lome tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 67% High
  • Water Pollution 75% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 33% Low
  • Water Quality 25% Low

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