Can You Drink Tap Water In Malta? Tap water is safe to drink throughout the Maltese Islands. Local and imported bottled mineral water is available from shops, supermarkets, restaurants and bars.

Why is Malta water poor? Due to its geographical position, water scarcity is natural in Malta. The Mediterranean climate, with low levels of rainfall and high temperatures, results in low natural water availabilities and significant losses through evapotranspiration.

Is it OK to drink from tap water? In most parts of the United States and Canada, it’s safe to drink tap water from public water systems. Tap water that’s been properly filtered is equally safe as bottled water and provides you with essential minerals you may not get from bottled water.

How hard is Maltese water? Malta’s water is very hard because the islands are made of limestone. Water hardness is measured in grains per gallon. Moderate hardness is 5GPG. In Britain, water softeners are installed where the hardness is 6GPG.

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The simple answer to whether tap water is drinkable in Malta is yes, it is.