Tap water safety in Yerevan (Armenia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ)

๐Ÿ‘ In general, the water may be safe to drink in Yerevan.

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 78 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "High"

Scientific reports

We are working on providing you with scientific reports about the water quality in Yerevan, if you know a reliable source for that feel free to shoot us a message in the chat below!

Advantages of drinking (filtered) tap water

1 adult could save about 358$ per year in Yerevan 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 Yerevan, 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.

Tap water safety in all of Armenia

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 90% of the country.

Lonely Planet

Pulpulak drinking water fountains are located all over Armenia and frequently used by locals and travellers alike. However, there is little if any filtration outside of Yerevan, so some may choose to avoid taking the risk. In these cases, bottled water is widely available.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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