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Can You Drink Tap Water in Thessaloniki?
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 Thessaloniki.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Greece, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
Do you want to know whether the drinking water that is available in the towns of Thessaloniki EPAergreece and Attica EPAergreece is safe to drink? You may have come across this particular question recently while browsing through the internet and may be wondering the answers to your queries. This article will clarify how safe drinking water is available to you in Thessaloniki EPAergreece and Attica EPAergreece.
The fact is that drinking the water in Greece comes with a lot of precautions being taken so that it does not cause any harm to the human body. There are numerous standards that are being followed so that no pollution is introduced into the water that comes from the wells or from the rivers. These standards are based on different aspects like the quality of the water, its purity and the pH level. If these standards are not followed, there can be a possibility that some harmful chemicals and pollutants are introduced into the water.
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Tap water is safe and that's what people of the city drink, but in some places in the city center you might get a slight "taste" from the water, due to old pipelines in the buildings. For peace of mind, you might want to buy bottled water. Greece is also a sunny place and if your skin is light-colored, intense sunlight can be a serious danger. Use sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses.
The estimated price of bottled water
$0.84 in USD (1.5-liter)
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36% Low
- Water Pollution 48% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 64% High
- Water Quality 52% Moderate
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Thessaloniki, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.