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Is Jeonju Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Do not Drink :(

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

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Jeonju?

No, tap water is not 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 Jeonju.

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


While drinking bottled water is good for your body and your finances, Jeju South Korea is offering a different solution. The tap water has been tested and the results have shown very high contamination rates, but it was determined that the problems were in the pipes and there were no other water systems nearby.

That has caused Jeju to be using the water from wells instead of installing a new system. This is a great thing to do, but if you are interested in drinking clean water, you may want to look into this as well.

The problem with using tap water is that it can have many types of contaminants in it, including lead, chemicals, bacteria, parasites, and other contaminants. That''s why most cities use treated water for drinking purposes, but this isn''t always possible in rural areas.

If you live in Jeju South Korea, you probably have an excellent supply of water and have never had any problems with tap water. Now, though, you may be conce

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.3 in USD (1.5-liter)


Jeonju tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75% High
  • Water Pollution 100% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 25% Low
  • Water Quality 61% High

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