Tap water safety in Enugu (Nigeria ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 0 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "Very low"

Scientific reports

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Advantages of drinking (filtered) tap water

1 adult could save about 336$ per year in Enugu 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 Nigeria

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 23% of the country.

There is a divide between rural and urban areas, tap water is safe to drink in 25% of urban areas, while it's only safe to drink in 21% of rural areas.

Lonely Planet

Tap water is not drinkable in Nigeria. Be careful also to avoid iced drinks. Buy bottled water, use a purifier or drink boiled water.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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