Tap water safety in Luxembourg (Luxembourg ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 81 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "Very high"

Scientific reports

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Advantages of drinking (filtered) tap water

1 adult could save about 796$ per year in Luxembourg 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.

Warning

Even though drinking water might be considered safe, if you plan to travel to Luxembourg, consider talking to your local contact to verify that. Old pipes could be leaking toxic material or water in that specific country could contain heavy metals or bacteria.

Tap water safety in all of Luxembourg

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 100% of the country.

There is a divide between rural and urban areas, tap water is safe to drink in 100% of urban areas, while it's only safe to drink in 99% of rural areas.

Lonely Planet

Luxembourg's tap water is safe to drink. The majority of drinking water is supplied by the reservoir Lac de la Haute Sรปre, just outside Esch-sur-Sรปre; the remainder is sourced from fresh-water springs.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

According to the CDC tap water is generally safe for consumption.

European Union (EU) ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

Luxembourg is a member of the European Union which ensures tap water safety across its countries.

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