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Is Oaxaca de Juarez 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 Oaxaca de Juarez?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Mexico 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 Oaxaca de Juarez.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Mexico


What''s it like to drink tap water in Oaxaca De Juarez琴Mexico? The first thing I thought of was a really cool scene from the movie "Titanic" when Jack Dawson is swimming with the dolphins and he says to Will Turner, "I just don''t know if they''re drinking the seawater here.

Well, we''ll start with how well-treated the water is. There are a couple of places in Mexico that offer tap water. But this is a very expensive option and people who live in the slums or villages where it''s offered probably cannot afford it. If you are looking to drink tap water, you would need to travel to a place where you would be able to get a sample.

So where do I drink tap water in Oaxaca De Juarez琴Mexico? It seems that most people drink from fountains, but I''m sure there are plenty of bottled waters out there as well. One that I would recommend is the Water for Life brand.

This water is made from the purified drinking water of the Rio Bravo. That m


Oaxaca de Juarez tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 61% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 54% Moderate
  • Water Quality 39% Low

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