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Is Fuzhou 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 Fuzhou?

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 Fuzhou.

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


Water is regarded as the source of life by most people, and perhaps that''s why the Chinese have long revered the element water. The country has a long history of fusing water with everything from acupuncture to the element sandalwood. Tap Water Fuzhou, however, may be able to help you reclaim some of that lost respect. This port town on the southern coast of China has long had an adverse reputation as a dirty and dangerous city to visit for any trip to Hong Kong, but recent reports suggest this may no longer be the case.

The first thing to acknowledge when talking about Water Fuzhou quality is that it does indeed need to be clean. Every week, thousands of people from throughout China gather here to clean their own water. Water is cleansed using large scale purification methods, often combined with traditional home cleaning methods. Water is filtered through sand to remove sediment and dirt before being dried and then trucked to dry facilities. These facilities ar

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.78 in USD (1.5-liter)


Fuzhou tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33% Low
  • Water Pollution 25% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 67% High
  • Water Quality 75% High

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

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