Tap water safety in San Salvador (El Salvador ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ป)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 28 / 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 San Salvador, 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 621$ per year in San Salvador 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 El Salvador

Lonely Planet

Tap water is generally very good in El Salvador; however, in poorer areas it is best to always boil before drinking.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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