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Is Punta Cana Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Do not Drink :(

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Punta Cana?

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 Punta Cana.

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


Are you interested in knowing if you can drink tap water from Punta Cana Dominican Republic? Well, the answer is yes, although you might need to get an expert to look over it for you.

There are a couple of reasons that this may be necessary, because there may not be enough tap water for people in that area. The first reason would be because of how the government will only provide people with clean water as long as that supply is depleted. The second reason is because the government will only allow for certain companies to provide it.

This does not mean that the government''s responsibility stops with supplying clean drinking water. They will also be responsible for maintaining it and ensuring it is safe. So, what are the companies that have the right to supply the water? Well, here are the four most popular ones that you should check out when looking to know if you can drink tap water from Punta Cana Dominican Republic.

What you have to r

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.75 in USD (1.5-liter)


Punta Cana tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 70% High
  • Water Pollution 70% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 30% Low
  • Water Quality 30% Low

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