Tap water safety in Trinidad and Tobago ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น

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

Lonely Planet

Tap water is heavily chlorinated in Trinidad and Tobago, and tastes better boiled than fresh from the tap. It can still cause upsets for those unused to it, though.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)

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


According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 51.27 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "Moderate"

Advantages of drinking (filtered) tap water

1 adult could save about 1066$ per year in Trinidad and Tobago 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.