Tap water safety in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 40 / 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 Santo Domingo, 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 657$ per year in Santo Domingo 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 Dominican Republic

Lonely Planet

Only purified water should be used for drinking, brushing your teeth as well as hand washing. Many, if not most, accommodations provide at least one bottle per guest per day.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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