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Is Ratlam 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 Ratlam?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in India 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 Ratlam.

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

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In general, tap water is not safe to drink in Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Formerly Ratlam is an important industrial center during the 1080s. Due to several factories that produced toxic waste, the district’s groundwater got poisoned due to inappropriate handling and industrial waste storage. One of the worst affected villages in the district is Bajankheda.

The Madhya Pradesh, Pollution Control Board, has recognized three contaminated sites from the illegal dumping of hazardous waste at Ratlam. Three sites are found in the low-lying areas with their waste towards the Dosigaon drain, which heads to the Kukrel river, a feeder of the Malani river.

The primary source of water in the Ratlam district is the Jhamand River. The river flowed about 100 ft below the village and was once its only source of water. Another source of water originates from groundwater and tube wells. The river passed about 100 ft below the village and was once its only source of water.

Municipal Corporation managing water treatment and ensuring residence enough water is supplied to every household. The water feed to the underground water tank. From underground, sump water will be fed to different Overhead Tanks (OHT) installed on the Buildings’ roof. Water will be supplied to the water primary line in a closed-loop to several units through a gravity system, which will retain the water line under pressure 24 hours.

The monitoring of numerous environmental parameters is important and is part of the environmental protection standards. Monitoring is as significant as control of pollution since the efficiency of control measures can only be defined by monitoring. Employing a well-defined environmental monitoring program to observe the environmental properties to check whether they are kept within the allowable limits.


Ratlam tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 73% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 44% Moderate
  • Water Quality 28% Low

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