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Is Sterlitamak 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 Sterlitamak?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Russia 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 Sterlitamak.

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

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The tap water in Sterlitamak, Russia, is safe to drink. The MUP “Mezhraykommunvodokanal” reminded everyone that seasonal inconveniences are associated with the appearance of signs of turbidity in the drinking water source. Water acquires a yellowish color due to finely dispersed suspension precipitates after boiling and settling, which does not harm human health.

Water utility(Vodokanal)is taking all possible measures to reduce the turbidity concentration in drinking water by regulating the flows of other water intakes while continually monitoring drinking water quality. The enterprise’s laboratory increased the frequency sampling of turbidity control. The water adheres to the demands of sanitary standards and rules.

Surface water of the Belaya River is the primary source of water in Sterlitamak, Russia. The Municipality calculated seasonal and random components of the water content for numerous substances. It showed that their water content has a seasonal dependence on some substances due to the season of the year. This confirms its natural origin. The entry of substances toward the river for which there is no seasonal connection is connected with human anthropogenic activity. The results gained in the study of water quality indicators of the Belaya River in the cross-section near Sterlitamak can improve water treatment efficiency.

Another source is from the wastewater treatment plant. Wastewater treatment is a system of engineering facilities for wastewater extraction from residents to treatment systems. It is no less notable than the water supply. The water that originates from the treatment plant is suitable to reuse for industry and agriculture. These methods are known as drainless or close-ended disposal systems.

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.44 in USD (1.5-liter)


Sterlitamak tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 53% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 55% Moderate
  • Water Quality 47% Moderate

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