Tap water safety in Mahe (Seychelles ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 56 / 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 1022$ per year in Mahe 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 Seychelles

Lonely Planet

As a general rule, tap water in the Seychelles 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 not safe for consumption.

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