Tap water safety in Saint-Pierre (Rรฉunion ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 41 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "Moderate"

Scientific reports

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Advantages of drinking (filtered) tap water

1 adult could save about 1372$ per year in Saint-Pierre 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 Saint-Pierre, 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 Rรฉunion

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 96% of the country.

Lonely Planet

As a general rule, the tap water in Rรฉunion is safe to drink, but always take care immediately after a cyclone or cyclonic storm as mains water supplies can become contaminated by dead animals and other debris washed into the system. Never drink from streams as this might put you at risk of waterborne diseases.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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