Layer 1

Is Battambang Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

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

Table of Contents

Can You Drink Tap Water in Battambang?

Yes, tap water is 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 Battambang.

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


When you''re off getting ready to hit the road for your trek, you''ll need a nice place to stay before you set off on your trek. This is where Battambang comes in. It''s an old town on the outskirts of Phnom Phen, in the Angkor Archaeological Park which is half way between the cities of Phnom Phen and Bangkok. There are many hotels in and around the town, but one of the best is the Holiday Club Hotel. I stayed here during my first trip and I''ll be reviewing the hotel in the coming months as it''s one of the better ones in the area.

There''s a lot of misunderstanding about the use of plastic bottles and other containers when you''re out hiking. Some people think that they''re hygienic and environmentally-friendly. Others believe that they''re just a big no-no if you''re going to be out in the woods. In both cases, this is not true.

Bottles and other containers are great because they allow you to drink fresh and clean water from nature. They''re also v

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.75 in USD (1.5-liter)


Battambang tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33% Low
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 67% High
  • Water Quality 50% Moderate

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

Related FAQS


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.

Layer 1
Layer 1
Layer 1
Layer 1