Tap water safety in Leuven (Belgium ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 71 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "High"

Scientific reports

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Advantages of drinking (filtered) tap water

1 adult could save about 701$ per year in Leuven 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 Leuven, 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 Belgium

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 100% of the country.

Lonely Planet

Tap water is almost always fine to drink, though restaurants will sometimes deny this as an excuse for insisting on serving mineral water.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

According to the CDC tap water is generally safe for consumption.

European Union (EU) ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

Belgium is a member of the European Union which ensures tap water safety across its countries.

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