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Is Ranchi 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 Ranchi?

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 Ranchi.

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


Is it safe to drink tap water in Ranchi Erdabad? If not, why would the authorities in India to allow this to happen?

You can find tap water in Ranchi Erdabad but it is only available in plastic bottles. They are not allowed to sell it in the market.

The authorities of the district say that the drinking of this water is dangerous for health as well as for animals and children. In fact, they have started a trial for people who have lived in the area for many years. It will take about ten years for the test to be completed.

Government officials and the scientists think that this is an environmental problem. The water used for bottling is contaminated by lead and bacteria, which are found in the ground water.

The bottled water is also not tested for bacterial contamination. In India, they do not test it for that because they consider it a private issue.

There is another reason why bottled water is not allowed to be s

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.31 in USD (1.5-liter)


Ranchi tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 51% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 67% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 49% Moderate
  • Water Quality 33% Low

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