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Is Anshan Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Do not Drink :(

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Anshan?

No, tap water is not drinkable.

Tap Safe includes data from many publicly available sources, including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control), and user submitted databases, but unfortunately there's not enough data about Anshan.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for China, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.


Tap Water Anshan China has always been the center of media interest. Stories about the contaminated water supply and its effects have been splashed all over the internet and television news shows. There are a lot of rumors that continue to swirl around, but is the water of Anshan really that contaminated? Or is it just the name of the town that gives it a bad name?

The truth about Anshan River water cannot be ignored. The reality is that the water Anshan River receives every day is no different than the water that comes from any other source. However, there have been many stories making wild claims about the water''s quality. Stories like: the water tastes bad, the people in the town to drink it; the children at school have begun to develop strange health problems; and the men have begun to lose their hair.

These stories are often shown on Chinese state television and the internet. The question on everyone''s mind is: does the water contain cancer-cau

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.64 in USD (1.5-liter)


Anshan tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75% High
  • Water Pollution 100% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 25% Low
  • Water Quality 32% Low

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Anshan, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

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Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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