Tap water safety in Gomel (Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 54 / 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 460$ per year in Gomel 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 Gomel, 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 Belarus

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 97% of the country.

Lonely Planet

The tap water in Belarus is generally fine to drink, but it's always safer to drink bottled water. Do your part for the environment by bringing your own bottle and filling it up at hotels, restaurants or wherever you can.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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