Tap water safety in Porto (Portugal ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 79 / 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 Porto, 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 453$ per year in Porto 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 Porto, 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 Portugal

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 99% of the country.

Lonely Planet

Tap water is safe to drink in Portugal.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

European Union (EU) ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

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

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