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Is Jiaxing 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 Jiaxing?

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 Jiaxing.

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


Jiaogue is the name for the largest man made lake in China. It covers an area of more than 10 thousand square kilometers and is located in the central part of China. The lake is fed by the Yangtse River and is connected to the rest of China by the silk Roads. Jiaogue has traditionally been the main trading partner of China with traders from all over the world using the port as their point of entry to the country.

Jiaogue Lake has very high quality standards because the water it uses comes from a natural body of water, so there is no treatment required. There are no chemical additives or disinfectants used in any part of the water supply. All that is needed is to ensure that the water meets basic safety standards for human consumption. These standards have ensured that Jiaogue provides an ideal supply of tap water to millions of Chinese people every day.

Jiaogue Lake''s water is safe to drink because it does not contain traces of heavy metals such as l

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.65 in USD (1.5-liter)


Jiaxing tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 50% Moderate

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