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Is Butuan 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 Butuan?

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 Butuan.

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


Tap Water Butuan Philippines is considered as Asia''s top importer of raw materials, including water, because of its long coastline. The country''s strategic location at the mouth of the Manuele River allows the shipping of goods and materials that include precious metals and rare gems. It also makes an excellent agricultural state due to rich fertile lands bordering the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean. Although many people in the country enjoy the benefits of tourism, there are still some issues regarding its tap water quality and safety. Some say that the problem lies on the government''s lack of concern and focus on the deteriorating infrastructure, while others blame the poor quality of tap water for diseases like diarrhea and cholera.

In the area of Manila, one of the worst cases of waterborne disease was reported. About a hundred people were diagnosed with diarrhea related to unsafe tap water. Some cases went so far as to lead to death. The government c

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.82 in USD (1.5-liter)


Butuan tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 42% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 67% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 58% Moderate
  • Water Quality 33% Low

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