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Is Santiago 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 Santiago?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Dominican Republic 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 Santiago.

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

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Do you drink tap water in Santiago Nieto Dominican Republic? It''s a common question that many people ask. Here''s a quick and easy guide to answer your question:

Can you drink tap water in Santiago Nieto? The answer is a resounding "yes!"

There are various types of water supplies in Santiago Nieto. Some of them are potable while others are not. Some of them are piped from the city''s main source of water called Tapachula. Other water sources include borehole wells, springs and streams.

The tap water in the city is treated with chlorine in order to kill any microorganisms that may be present. This does make the water taste sweet but there is no taste that you could call pleasant. Many other countries have different water sources with different amounts of chlorine.

The only way to get around this problem is to buy bottled water from the tap in Santiago Nieto. There are many types of bottles, ranging from the most common plast


Santiago tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 61% High
  • Water Pollution 71% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 39% Low
  • Water Quality 29% Low

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