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Can You Drink Tap Water in Lutsk?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Lutsk, Ukraine.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Ukraine 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 Lutsk.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Ukraine, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
In the town of Lutsk in Ukraine a very strange sight can be found. It is a former spa town turned into what appears to be a recycling center. It is like a town full of old, used plumbing equipment and old metal pipes that are about to be scrapped. Water is being brought in from a nearby town to run the machinery. Once the water arrives, it is put through baking soda and chlorine to kill bacteria and disinfect the pipes. The rest of the contaminants are then removed with chemicals.
There is much controversy surrounding this entire process. For instance, some claim that chlorine is an unnecessary ingredient. Others believe that the water should simply be treated as rain. Both sides have strong points. What is undisputable is that the town does not treat its water properly. It should not end up in a landfill.
Some of the tap water that enters Lutsk comes from the nearby towns of Debaltseve and Lysyra, further down the river. Many of the inhabitants live
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58% Moderate
- Water Pollution 61% High
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 42% Moderate
- Water Quality 39% Low
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Lutsk, 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.