Tap water safety in Papeete (French Polynesia ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 75 / 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 Papeete, 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 1394$ per year in Papeete 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 French Polynesia

Lonely Planet

The municipal water supply in Papeโ€™ete and other large towns can be trusted, but elsewhere avoid untreated tap water. In some areas the only fresh water available may be rainwater collected in tanks, and this should be boiled or otherwise treated. Water at restaurants, particularly resort restaurants, is safe.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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