Tap water safety in Maldives (Maldives ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ป)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 30 / 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 482$ per year in Maldives 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 Maldives

Lonely Planet

Tap water in Maldives is all treated rainwater and itโ€™s not advisable to drink it, not least as it has generally got an unpleasant taste. Nearly all resorts supply purified drinking water to their guests for free โ€“ some cheaper resorts make you pay for it, though. Either way, itโ€™s a far better option.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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