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Can You Drink Tap Water in Quetzaltenango?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Guatemala 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 Quetzaltenango.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Guatemala, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Don't drink the tap water. Some hostels will have a water filter, which many drink from, and it seems to be safe. Otherwise, drink purified water (agua pura).
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57% Moderate
- Water Pollution 65% High
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 43% Moderate
- Water Quality 35% Low
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Quetzaltenango, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.