Tap water safety in Abidjan (Ivory Coast ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ)

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


According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 35 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "Low"

Scientific reports

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Tap water safety in all of Ivory Coast

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 45% 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 26% of rural areas.

Lonely Planet

It's best not to drink tap water anywhere in Cรดte d'Ivoire. Bottled water is available in shops throughout the country; Awa and Celeste are trusted brands.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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