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Is Nizhniy Novgorod 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 Nizhniy Novgorod?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Russia is a out of 100.

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 Nizhniy Novgorod.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Russia

Is drinking tap water in Nizhniy Novgorod Russia safe for your health? And are you really going to use it when you get back home?

First let us discuss the type of water. This means, we have to ask ourselves if the water coming from the tap is pure or not?

It is hard to say, as the quality of these kinds of natural water will differ from place to place. The fact is that it depends on the place and the time. For example, in Russia they use it a lot, as they are aware of the risks. This is why they have installed water treatment plants at home, schools, hospitals and other public buildings.

But in many Russian cities, especially in the regions where this water comes from is very bad quality. They are not equipped with the necessary facilities for the filtration of the water.

In such cases, the water from the taps in these public facilities are contaminated. Of course, the contamination will be very different in each individual h


Nizhniy Novgorod tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 53% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 55% Moderate
  • Water Quality 47% Moderate

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