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Is Changsha Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Changsha?

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 Changsha.

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


Tap Water Quality in Changsha China can be compared to that of bottled water. Tap Water in this Chinese city has been found to be as dirty as bottled water. This is due to the large number of factories that have been set up in the city in recent years. The factories dump wastewater and industrial waste water into the rivers, streams and lakes. The quality of tap water in Changsha is not good and you should take special steps to make it safer for your family.

Water from the local reservoir is usually clean enough to drink, but factories dump untreated sewage and industrial waste water into these reservoirs. The quality of this water is not good. There are many dangerous chemicals such as lead and bacteria present in it. In addition to this, there is a variety of harmful bacteria that like to live in unclean water. You and your family will be at risk when you drink this water.

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The estimated price of bottled water

$0.64 in USD (1.5-liter)


Changsha tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36% Low
  • Water Pollution 46% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 64% High
  • Water Quality 54% Moderate

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