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Is Baotou Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Baotou?

We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Baotou, China.

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in China is a out of 100.

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 Baotou.

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

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Is it okay to drink tap water from Baotou Erdao China? There are several questions that many people ask when they first visit the town. If you''ve ever walked through the streets and been told by the locals that there is not enough clean tap water in the town, you might think twice about going back there. However, the people of this town are quite proud and happy about the quality of their water as it is.

The first thing that you need to know is that Baotou Erdao is in the province of Yunnan. It is not a part of Guilin. In fact, it''s actually quite close to Guilin.

Since the people in this part of Yunnan have lived without the access to clean water for so long, there are a number of issues with the water that they receive. These problems include:

The problem with the water is that it is not safe for consumption because of the parasites that are in it. They can live in the sediment and have actually been found in the city''s water supply


Baotou tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 68% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 41% Moderate
  • Water Quality 32% Low

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Baotou, 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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