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Is Marburg 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 Marburg?

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 Marburg.

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


The most recent outbreak of the deadly disease Marburg virus in Germany is a highly concerning event. As a result of this particular infection, there are already hundreds of thousands of people in the German states of Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony that have contracted the infection. With the current outbreak, this disease has spread to its largest regions yet.

Marburg was first isolated as a result of the contaminated water supply of Hamburg, Germany. This is considered to be the first of many outbreaks since then. It is caused by a strain of the virus which spreads through contact with infected bodily fluids. These fluids include blood, saliva and urine. These bodily fluids contain various strains of the virus that have been isolated after they were discovered in other countries.

As you may not know, the disease is highly fatal. If you contract the disease, it is very likely that you will die within a short period of time. That is why it is adv

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.39 in USD (1.5-liter)


Marburg tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 22% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 100% Very High
  • Water Quality 100% Very High

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