Tap water safety in Pleven (Bulgaria ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 25 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "Low"

Scientific reports

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Advantages of drinking (filtered) tap water

1 adult could save about 402$ per year in Pleven 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 Pleven, 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 Bulgaria

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 98% of the country.

Lonely Planet

Bulgarian tap water is generally safe and drinkable but may have an odd taste. Bottled mineral water is widely available and cheap.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

European Union (EU) ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

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

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