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Is Hiroshima 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 Hiroshima?

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 Hiroshima.

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

Do you have doubts about the quality of your tap water in Hiroshima, Japan? If so, it is time to get some of this "pure" water tested.

What do you know about the tap water that you are drinking? Have you been told what types of pollutants are present? There are some things about your tap water that you need to be aware of, before it becomes a health hazard.

Many of us are used to drinking tap water because that is all we have access to. Unfortunately, even in the cities we live in today, there is still a high concentration of chemicals in them. These types of chemicals can cause problems with your health, especially if you have certain health problems such as diabetes.

There are two types of hazardous chemicals that are commonly found in our tap water. The first type are organic chemicals and they include everything from fertilizer, pesticides, herbicides, and disinfectants. The second type are inorganic chemicals that can come from the se

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.12 in USD (1.5-liter)


Hiroshima tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 25% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 83% Very High
  • Water Quality 75% High

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