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Is Mazatlan 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 Mazatlan?

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 Mazatlan.

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


Tap Water Mazatlan Mexico has one of the highest standards for tap water in the world; however, this high standard is also one of the highest. The problem is that because the government does not monitor the waters closely enough, it does not provide enough testing and data to allow the community to determine if they are safe. The reason for this is that it costs a lot of money to test water on a regular basis in order to keep the quality at an acceptable level.

The water in Mexico is rich in many different natural minerals; however, the addition of various contaminants has turned it into what we know as tap water in the United States. This can have serious consequences, as the levels of contaminants are so high that they create toxins in the body. For example, the chemical Chlorine is added to the water for a very valid reason; it is one of the most effective disinfectants. However, there are no published standards for safe levels of chlorine in tap water. The wat

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.77 in USD (1.5-liter)


Mazatlan tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 64% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 41% Moderate
  • Water Quality 36% Low

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