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Is Mar del Plata 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 Mar del Plata?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Argentina 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 Mar del Plata.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Argentina


Many people are concerned about what they are drinking and they often ask the question: is there a safe water for drinking in Mar del Plata Argentina? In Argentina, there are actually two types of water: municipal water, which come from the tap; and bottled water, which are supplied by some companies.

One of the major problems is that bottled water is not as pure as municipal water. Bottled water companies use de-mineralized water, and the chemicals used to make the product are not necessarily safe for human consumption. They also use many dangerous byproducts, like lead, mercury and benzene. If you are going to use bottled water, always read the label carefully before drinking.

The water that comes from the tap is usually safe for drinking, but it is not that clean. You can smell chemicals when you open a tap water bottle. And, the solids in the bottle will stay in the water forever. This problem is especially important in Argentina, where salt is us


Mar del Plata tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30% Low
  • Water Pollution 55% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 70% High
  • Water Quality 45% Moderate

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