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Is Cagayan de Oro City 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 Cagayan de Oro City?

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 Cagayan de Oro City.

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

Are you asking, "Can you drink tap water from Cagayan De Oro City Philippines?" If so, the answer is an easy yes.

You will be happy to know that the waters of this area are still clean and pure enough for consumption. In fact, you can even drink your tap water for free from the tap if you go in search of it.

The problem arises when some people are afraid to use the water because they are not sure if it is safe or not. The truth is that the water in the area is still clean enough to drink, but what most people do not know is that there are several sources of water available to them that can provide you with the cleanest water possible.

The reason why this is important to you is because you want to be sure that what you drink is not contaminated by any type of tap water. You do not want to put yourself at risk to be sick due to consuming water that has been contaminated with toxins. It is also recommended that you seek advice from a doctor b

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.22 in USD (1.5-liter)


Cagayan de Oro City tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 63% High
  • Water Pollution 85% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 37% Low
  • Water Quality 15% Very Low

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Cagayan de Oro City, 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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