Tap water safety in Noumea (New Caledonia ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 75 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "High"

Scientific reports

We are working on providing you with scientific reports about the water quality in Noumea, if you know a reliable source for that feel free to shoot us a message in the chat below!

Advantages of drinking (filtered) tap water

1 adult could save about 1124$ per year in Noumea 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 Noumea, 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 New Caledonia

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 97% of the country.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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