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Can You Drink Tap Water in Londrina?
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 Londrina.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Brazil, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Tap Water in the City of Londrina Brazil is a hotbed for contaminants and contamination. The city of Londrina sits on the border of Brazil and the Brazilian town of Espirito Santo. A thick layer of smog blankets the city and many residents suffer from breathing difficulties, shortness of breath, headaches, dizziness and skin irritations. Most tap water in the City of Londrina is contaminated with heavy metals such as lead, mercury, chromium, cadmium and barium.
A study done by the Northeast Public Health Survey found high levels of trihalomethanes (THMs) in the tap water of Londrina. The THMs cause cancer. Studies have shown that children living in homes with poor quality tap water suffer more brain damage than those in other homes. One of the biggest contaminants in tap water in Londrina is chromium.
Chromium is a metal that can be found naturally. It is used for many applications in manufacturing and also found in cookingware and medical equipment.
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.65 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19% Very Low
- Water Pollution 31% Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 81% Very High
- Water Quality 69% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Londrina, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.