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Is Malmo 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 Malmo?

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 Malmo.

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


In the northern part of Sweden, Malmo municipality is located where the River Moers flows. You may wonder how this town became a well-known health hazard after some cases were exposed to contaminated tap water. When the waters started to be analyzed by environmental groups, they noticed that there are many impurities and contaminants in the water. These impurities include bacteria, fecal matter, metals, and other substances that are harmful for our health. Some of these substances have carcinogenic tendencies.

Environmentalists are very worried about the alarming instances of contaminants being found in the tap water. They have been urging the Swedish government to set up a system that will monitor the water and make necessary changes. The authorities have promised to implement tap water safety measures but no real date has been set yet. Meanwhile, people living in Malmo are concerned.

The waters are not tested as thoroughly as the US. There are no pu

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.13 in USD (1.5-liter)


Malmo tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 3% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 11% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 97% Very High
  • Water Quality 89% Very High

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