Tap water safety in Douala (Cameroon ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 45 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "Moderate"

Scientific reports

We are working on providing you with scientific reports about the water quality in Douala, 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 876$ per year in Douala 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.

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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 Cameroon

Lonely Planet

Tap water is not drinkable in Cameroon. Be careful also to avoid iced drinks. Buy bottled water, use a purifier or drink boiled water.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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