Tap water safety in Tbilisi, Georgia
Not so many countries in the world can provide suitable tap water to drink or cook, but in a short list of those Georgia is also presented. Such a small and developing country has a huge resource of lentic waters, that’s why tap water in Georgia can be used for everything.
The main water supplier of Tbilisi is a company named “Georgian water and power”. It’s well equipped laboratories hold ISO-17025 standards and accreditation since 2012. Water composition is controlled every hour by the standards of World Health Organization (WHO). For additional information of water quality in Tbilisi please visit the link: https://www.gwp.ge/en/waterquality
If you are visiting Tbilisi for a long period of time you might need specific information about water supply for details please visit the link: https://www.gwp.ge/en/home
The company has a 24 hours functioning hotline service: 2 93 11 11
Tbilisi, Rustavi and Mtskheta water supplier companies present the same investment group.
For the rest of the Georgia (55 cities) same service is provided by “United Water Supply Company of Georgia”. Institution belongs to the government and is managed by legislative norms, standards. Water quality is defined by the government’s resolution since 2014.
For the detailed information and documents please visit the link: http://water.gov.ge/
Tap water consumption is totally safe in Georgia. You will not need to spend money or energy for obtaining fresh (soft) water.
There are many famous bottled mineral water (sparkling/still) producing companies in Georgia such as: Borjomi; Nabeglavi, Bakuriani, Bakhmaro, Likani and etc. The difference between these and tap water is carbonation and concentration of minerals.
Natural mineral springs, famous for their sour taste and diversity of healthy features, are all over Georgia. You can taste them for free in Borjomi or Tsagveri.