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Is Maldonado Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Maldonado?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Maldonado, Uruguay.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Uruguay 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 Maldonado.

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

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Tap Water Maldonado Uruguay is located on the eastern coast of Uruguay. It is a small fishing community on the Pacific Ocean side and is not subject to serious political or environmental threats. However, its poor quality of tap water and high level of consumption has given rise to questions about its cleanliness and safety. This article will provide some information on tap water quality and safety in Maldonado.

Tap Water Maldonado uses about forty liters of municipal tap water per person per annum. This amount makes it one of the biggest users of municipal water in Uruguay. The average measurement of the percentage of pure water in municipal supply is around 9%. This makes it one of the better quality communities that can be found throughout the country.

In order to improve the community''s water quality, the community has to ensure it regularly gets tested by an independent laboratory. This is done every year. A recent study shows that there are two

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.17 in USD (1.5-liter)


Maldonado tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 26% Low
  • Water Pollution 46% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 74% High
  • Water Quality 54% Moderate

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