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Can You Drink Tap Water in Meknes?
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 Meknes.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Morocco, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
If you are traveling to Morocco, you should do some research on the Tap Water Meknes. There is a large amount of controversy that has developed over the years regarding this region of the country. Here is a brief review of the region and how it relates to the area surrounding the Sahara Desert.
The Tap Water Meknes is part of the Sahara Desert and covers about one third of the entire region. It is known for its rich mineral content and is very diverse, so that it would be difficult to describe what it all contains.
The Tap Water Meknes has been the subject of a lot of controversies as well. Because it is located near the Sahara Desert, many scientists have questioned whether it is safe for human consumption. One scientist said that the area around the Meknes is "a cancer waiting to happen".
Other scientists say that the region contains such high quantities of mineral content that people can live there without any health problems. They also
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.62 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13% Very Low
- Water Pollution 25% Low
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 88% Very High
- Water Quality 75% High
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Meknes, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.