Tap water safety in Butwal (Nepal ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 83 / 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 219$ per year in Butwal 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 Nepal

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 27% of the country.

There is a divide between rural and urban areas, tap water is safe to drink in 34% of urban areas, while it's only safe to drink in 26% of rural areas.

Lonely Planet

Donโ€™t drink the water in Nepal. Ice should be avoided except in upmarket tourist-oriented restaurants. While trekking, purify your own water rather than buying purified water in polluting plastic bottles.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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