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How do People In Syria Rate The Tap Water?
Travellers and residents of Syria 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 Syria?
The US Center for Disease Control's travel advisory recommends avoiding tap water and drinking bottled or disinfected water in Syria (source). Like all countries though, water accessibility, sanitation, and treatment vary widely from location to location, so we encourage looking for specific city information.
Generally you cant drink tap water, its usually unfiltered, but if you're unsure ask the locals first. This water is free compared to bottled water, which comes at anywhere between 150-250 Syrian Pound for 1.5 litres.
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
- Water Pollution 52% Moderate
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
- Water Quality 48% Moderate
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.