Tap water safety in Alexandria (Egypt ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 37 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "Low"

Scientific reports

We are working on providing you with scientific reports about the water quality in Alexandria, 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 241$ per year in Alexandria 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 Egypt

Lonely Planet

In Cairo tap water is heavily chlorinated and relatively drinkable, but elsewhere it is generally unsafe to drink. Bottled water is cheap and readily available in even the smallest towns, but consider using iodine or a Steripen to reduce the use of plastic bottles, especially if you're on a longer trip.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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