Tap water safety in Paphos (Cyprus ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 61 / 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 Paphos, 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 555$ per year in Paphos 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 Paphos, 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 Cyprus

World Health Organization (WHO)

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

Lonely Planet

Tap water is perfectly safe to drink in the South, although most locals drink bottled water, as it is very hard. However, the glass of water you automatically receive with your Cypriot coffee will undoubtedly be tap water. It is advisable to drink bottled water in the North.

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

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

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