Tap water safety in Gaborone (Botswana ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 60 / 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 Gaborone, 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 1007$ per year in Gaborone 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.

Tap water safety in all of Botswana

Lonely Planet

Stick to bottled water, and purify any river water before drinking it.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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