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Is Male Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Do not Drink :(

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Male?

No, tap water is not 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 Male.

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

Have you been thinking of going to the Maldives for a relaxing holiday? Well, you have made a fantastic choice. Maldives is one of the most beautiful places on earth. It is made up of ten tiny islands which form the peninsular known as Maldives.

The people of the Maldives are friendly, pleasant and hospitable. Maldives has no racial discrimination against any individual and everyone has equal rights. All the Maldives islands are well developed and are the leading tourist destination in the world.

When you go to the Maldives, you have no need to worry about tap water quality. Everyone in Maldives drinks tap water because it is available at all houses. Maldives is well supplied with water and many people get water from boreholes. Tap water is tested twice a day to ensure quality. All the Maldives hotels have water filters so that the hotel water can be considered as safe. Hotel water has no taste or smell and you can drink it as many times as you want.

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.52 in USD (1.5-liter)


Male tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 69% High
  • Water Pollution 86% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 31% Low
  • Water Quality 14% Very Low

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