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Is Hanzhong 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 Hanzhong?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in China 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 Hanzhong.

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

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A recent article in the Wall Street Journal questioned whether drinking water from HanzhongOPLE (population 5.4 million) is safe. The answer to this question, it turns out, is a resounding "yes".

The reason for the article''s concern lies with the fact that HanzhongOPLE is located in the Wulonghe District of Anhui Province. This region has been contaminated with heavy metals including lead and arsenic, which is believed to be related to the contamination of groundwater at the nearby Dongshan Reservoir.

Anhui province is an area of China that is known for producing some of the most lucrative gold, copper, silver and manganese deposits in all of China. Anhui is also a major producer of agricultural produce and other natural resources. HanzhongOPLE is one of the areas that are heavily concentrated with these resources. As a result, it is important for residents to understand the potential risks associated with drinking water that is obtained from Hanzho


Hanzhong tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 68% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 41% Moderate
  • Water Quality 32% Low

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