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Is Rostov-na-donu Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Rostov-na-donu?

Yes, tap water is 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 Rostov-na-donu.

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


Tap water is relatively safe, but definitely not recommended for drinking or using for tea or cooking. Use bottled water instead (See "Buy" section, above), available in 0.5, 1.0, 1.5 or 5 litre bottles almost everywhere for 15-50 roubles.In summer time kvass points pop up on streets (Starominskiy, Otlichnik and other kvass).

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.55 in USD (1.5-liter)


Rostov-na-donu tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 65% High
  • Water Pollution 55% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 35% Low
  • Water Quality 45% Moderate

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Rostov-na-donu, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Related FAQS


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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