Tap water safety in San Juan (Puerto Rico ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 67 / 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 San Juan, 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 1278$ per year in San Juan 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 San Juan, 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.

Explore other places in Puerto Rico

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 Puerto Rico

World Health Organization (WHO)

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

Lonely Planet

Tap water does not taste great but is safe to drink.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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