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Is Volgograd 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 Volgograd?

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 Volgograd.

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


Is it really possible to drink tap water in Volgograd Russia? The answer is yes, you can. But how does one go about drinking tap water if it is not really the water that the city has? The truth of the matter is that the city''s water sources are not what they seem.

If you were planning on drinking tap water in Volgograd Russia, then you should know that the water comes from the reservoir and goes through various purification processes. You see, there are two major reservoirs in Volgograd, which are named the Novomoskovsky and the Shcherbinsk Reservoirs. Each of these reservoirs contain water from several wells. The water then passes through a series of processes.

Each of these purification steps are actually quite elaborate. Some steps are performed on an industrial scale. For instance, sediment that is in the reservoir is filtered using filters. Then the filtration equipment is used to remove any organic particles that may be in the water. Finally,

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.4 in USD (1.5-liter)


Volgograd tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 61% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 43% Moderate
  • Water Quality 39% Low

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