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Is Valencia 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 Valencia?

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 Valencia.

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


The most recent article I read was in a magazine about the city of Valencia, Spain. The title of the article was, "Can you drink tap water in Valencia ShutterstockSpain?"

The title alone caused me to look it up in Google, which led me straight to this article. Now, I am not an expert on tap water in any way shape or form, but I have read about it, so I thought I would give the article a good run for it''s money and let you know what the facts are.

I am not sure if it is possible to say that tap water in Spain is unsafe because of lead in the water. The problem that people in countries all over the world have with lead is that children and pregnant women are much more susceptible to getting sick because of drinking it. Although, it does seem that people who live in apartments where they have their own private faucets would probably be the most likely to get sick from the water.

I did find that there was quite a bit of controversy about th

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.4 in USD (1.5-liter)


Valencia tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 39% Low
  • Water Pollution 38% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 61% High
  • Water Quality 62% High

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