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Is Malaga 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 Malaga?

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 Malaga.

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


Tap Water Quality in Malaga Spain is good. I''ve lived in Spain for nearly 3 decades now, and I can say that there hasn''t been a single instance where I''ve had to use the local municipal water source. Malaga''s water is supplied by the regional water company called Zamperla which has consistently delivered excellent quality water ever since it was granted permission to connect the Mijas and Figueres rivers. This is the case even today, even though there are many other treatment plants that supply the city with clean and safe water.

What most people don''t realize is that Tap Water Quality in Malaga is so good because this region sits on top of two large natural lakes that are fed by rainfall. The water from these two large rivers makes its way down to the Mijas and Figueres. From there it makes its way into the underground aquifers that are located in these two mountain valleys.

There are three main sources of this water. They come from the lowest e

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.57 in USD (1.5-liter)


Malaga tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 26% Low
  • Water Pollution 33% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 74% High
  • Water Quality 67% High

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