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Is Mysore 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 Mysore?

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 Mysore.

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


Do you know that Mysore in Maharashtra is one of the most polluted places in India? This city is known for its industrial production and because of this, pollution is a major issue. The alarming fact about these industrial cities is that their municipal water supplies do not meet even the minimum standards of safety and health. This is so because most of these industries produce highly toxic gases, aerosols, and toxic solvents. All these contribute to the deteriorating water quality in the areas where industries are located.

When it comes to tap water quality, Mysore is among the worst in India. It has the highest percentage of total dissolved solids (TDS). The other industrial areas that are worst affected by poor water quality are Noida and Gurgaon. Both these cities have the highest percentage of airborne particles in the tap water. These airborne particles are the result of all the manufacturing processes that take place in these areas.

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The estimated price of bottled water

$0.4 in USD (1.5-liter)


Mysore tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 63% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 38% Low

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