Tap water safety in Dushanbe (Tajikistan ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏ)

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


According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 44 / 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 380$ per year in Dushanbe 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 Tajikistan

World Health Organization (WHO)

According to the WHO, tap water is safe for consumption for 73% of the country.

Lonely Planet

It is not safe to drink tap water in Tajikistan, due to Giardia lamblia which causes diarrhoea and other intestinal infection. Bottled water is widely available.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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

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