Tap water safety in Georgetown (Guyana ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 48 / 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 Georgetown, 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 1643$ per year in Georgetown 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 Guyana

Lonely Planet

Local tap water is suspect, especially in Georgetown. Drink bottled water only.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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