Tap water safety in Baghdad (Iraq ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 23 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "Low"

Scientific reports

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Advantages of drinking (filtered) tap water

1 adult could save about 445$ per year in Baghdad 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 Iraq

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 59% of the country.

There is a divide between rural and urban areas, tap water is safe to drink in 64% of urban areas, while it's only safe to drink in 46% of rural areas.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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