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Is Cheonan 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 Cheonan?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in South Korea 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 Cheonan.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for South Korea


There is a huge debate going on as to whether or not you can drink tap water in Cheonan Dengsha, South Korea. Many citizens of the South Korean capital are being asked to drink contaminated water.

The city of Cheonan Dengsha was recently hit with a major natural disaster. This was the result of the largest tsunami, the country had seen since the 1950''s. This devastating event devastated the area.

The area is currently in the process of clearing debris from local tap water supply pipes. The pipes were badly damaged. The city of Cheonan also had to clean their drinking water storage tanks as well as pumping stations.

The area has been without water for several days now. In fact, people have been asked to drink contaminated water. Even though this particular water is not safe for consumption, many people still have concerns. Some believe that they should drink contaminated water, as it is "natural."

Other people believe that th

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.1 in USD (1.5-liter)


Cheonan tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29% Low
  • Water Pollution 39% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 71% High
  • Water Quality 61% High

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