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Tap Water Safety in Slovenia

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: April 8, 2021 12:53 pm

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How do People In Slovenia Rate The Tap Water?

Travellers and residents of Slovenia have rated the water quality and pollution as follows, according to subjective survey data. A score of 100% is considered very high, and a score of 0% is very low. Please be cautious that "moderate to very high" water pollution is bad and the higher the rate of water quality the better.

Can you drink the tap water in Slovenia?

The US Center for Disease Control’s travel advisory confirms the safety of the tap water in Slovenia (source). However, it would be best if you take special precautions toward the unregulated water sources in some areas. Like all countries though, water accessibility, sanitation, and treatment vary widely from location to location, so we encourage looking for specific city information.

What do people in Slovenia think about the tap water?

Tap water is safe everywhere in Slovenia. If you are hiking or camping in the mountains and are unsure about the water, the simplest way to purify water is to boil it for 10 minutes.


All restaurants and bars usually sell drinks like beers, wines and spirits. Tap water is drinkable.
Hygiene standards are high and tap water is generally clean and drinkable. The nationwide emergency number is 112.


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  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 5% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 16% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 95% Very High
  • Water Quality 84% Very High

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

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