Tap water safety in Port Elizabeth (South Africa ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ)

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

Numbeo

According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 65 / 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 Port Elizabeth, 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 591$ per year in Port Elizabeth 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.

Tap water safety in all of South Africa

Lonely Planet

High-quality water is widely available in South Africa and drinking from taps is fine, except in rural and drought-struck areas.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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