Tap water safety in Sarande (Albania ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ)

๐Ÿ‘Ž In general, the water in Sarande is not safe to drink.

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 56 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "Moderate"

Scientific reports

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Advantages of drinking (filtered) tap water

1 adult could save about 350$ per year in Sarande by drinking tap water instead of buying bottled water.

๐Ÿณ Drinking tap water would also help with reducing your plastic footprint and improve environmental pollution.

Warning

Even though drinking water might be considered safe, if you plan to travel to Sarande, consider talking to your local contact to verify that. Old pipes could be leaking toxic material or water in that specific country could contain heavy metals or bacteria.

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Like in most countries, water quality and accessibility differs from location to location, therefore it's the best to check the information available on that place.


Tap water safety in all of Albania

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 87% of the country.

Lonely Planet

Drinking water is generally safe, and is delicious in the mountains, but check with locals first. Many locals in bigger cities prefer to drink bottled water.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

According to the CDC tap water is generally not safe for consumption.

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