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Is Maastricht 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 Maastricht?

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 Maastricht.

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

The mere mention of the word Maastricht may give an indication as to what is meant when people talk about tap water quality and safety. It is situated on the banks of the Sol van Sloten. It is an area which supplies power to the entire area through a grid connection. The city of Maastricht is very large and spreads over about 1000 kilometres. The area has got a wide variety of industries based on fishing, cement and metal working.

Maastricht is made up of several municipalities. It is the largest city in the Netherlands and is where the power grid is connected. It is also the biggest port in the area. The tap water in the area is supplied from the three hydroelectric power plants, which are located in Eslensburg, Therens and Zeeland. The three power plants use different methods for storing the energy and tap water is stored in the huge water storage dams. It is fed into the main water supply system through faucets.

Water quality is a big issue in the a

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.71 in USD (1.5-liter)


Maastricht tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 35% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 92% Very High
  • Water Quality 65% High

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