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Is Naples Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 10:08 am, August 10, 2022

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Naples?

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 Naples.

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

What is the legal limit to drink tap water in Naples Italy? It really depends, but it is generally not much.

There are actually some limitations as to how much tap water you can have in your home, but most of them are really pretty easy to overcome. Most cities do not allow any more than a few gallons of it a week, even though that is probably all that you should drink.

In most places, municipal governments require that you purchase bottled water, even though that can cost you a great deal of money. The main reason that they are so strict on tap water is because the chemicals contained in tap water can be dangerous to your health, and you don”t want to put those chemicals into your body.

However, drinking tap water is still a very common thing to do. For the most part, it is good enough. People do not want to have to use bottled water, and they usually don”t want to buy it from companies that are going to be putting chemicals into thei

What do people in Naples think about the tap water?

Tap water in Naples is safe to drink, although many Neapolitans prefer to buy bottled water.

FAQs about Naples Water

Can you drink the tap water in Naples Italy?
Tap water in Naples is safe to drink, although many Neapolitans prefer to buy bottled water.

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.42 in USD (1.5-liter)


Naples tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37% Low
  • Water Pollution 42% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 63% High
  • Water Quality 58% Moderate

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