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Can You Drink Tap Water in Macerata?
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 Macerata.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Italy, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Is it safe to consume raw, unfiltered tap water in Italy? That''s a question many have asked, especially when buying bottled water. The Italian government is aware that concerns about tap-water safety have been growing in recent years. It took the tragic earthquake in 2020 to remind people of the risks.
"There were no traces of any cancer-causing carcinogens in our water at the time of the disaster," said Enrico Costamagna, deputy director of the environment and nuclear safety commission. "Now, although we''ve learned from past disasters, this doesn''t mean that we can take those complacencies for granted." He added, "If there had been traces of cancer-causing compounds, then we would have had to take preventive measures." The commission is currently examining new research on the issue.
The study comes as Italy braces for a major hurricane. "The risk of having contaminated drinking water is now higher than ever before, especially now that it''s hurric
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.35 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33% Low
- Water Pollution 8% Very Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 100% Very High
- Water Quality 92% Very High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Macerata, 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.