Tap water safety in Eritrea ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท

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

Lonely Planet

Though Unicef efforts in partnership with the national government in recent years have helped provide access to clean drinking water for a little over half of the country's population, it is recommended that travellers not drink tap water in the country and check that bottled water has not been tampered with.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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


According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 75.0 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "High"

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