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Is Tehran 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 Tehran?

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 Tehran.

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


"Can you drink tap water in TehranPokéIran? This is a question which has been on many peoples minds. The authorities in Tehran are well aware of the issues which have arisen as a result of this and they are trying hard to rectify it. We can expect that in the near future there will be a number of filtration plants set up across Iran in order to help people drink clean water.

Foreign news reports have indicated that they believe that the Iranian authorities are keen to make the water source clean and that this is what the international community will have to keep up with. Iran''s water and sanitation services will need to invest in new filtering equipment to be able to deal with the problems arising. One issue which has arisen is the contamination of drinking water. Many contaminants have been found in the water and many of them are unknown to the authorities or the public. People have been forced to drink contaminated water, which is believed to have had some

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.4 in USD (1.5-liter)


Tehran tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 49% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 59% Moderate
  • Water Quality 51% Moderate

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