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Is Tripoli 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 Tripoli?

No, tap water is not 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 Tripoli.

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


Did you know that there are a number of places in Libya where it is illegal to drink tap water? The problem is that many Libyans have never even heard of the drinking water laws, so how can we know if it is safe or not?

This article will try to explain what drinking tap water means. We will also try to give some examples of why you should be aware of the rules of drinking water in Libya. So keep reading to find out more.

First of all, there are certain areas around the country that are known to be safe for drinking water. These are the areas in which wells have been built. These wells are used to supply clean water to houses. In addition, there are also certain areas that are designated to be for drinking only.

In most of these cases, you should be able to drink drinking water from the tap. However, sometimes things don''t quite work out as they should and you might find yourself needing to go to a public place to drink. In this case, yo

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.79 in USD (1.5-liter)


Tripoli tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 63% High
  • Water Pollution 92% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 38% Low
  • Water Quality 8% Very Low

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