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Is Jinan 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 Jinan?

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 Jinan.

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


Water is a natural product and in ancient China it was said that drinking healthy water was as important as eating food. Water is one of the most important natural resources for man. Ancient people realized that water has many benefits, and they were the first ones to use it for medical purposes. But today we are facing various environmental problems that make us think twice before we drink our tap water. Water contamination is one of these problems that have brought forth many health problems including skin irritation, bad breath, diarrhea, and even cancer.

Water contamination comes in different forms like waterborne diseases, toxins in tap water, and contamination of groundwater. If you are drinking impure water then it can cause various problems like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, muscle spasms, and skin allergies. It can even lead to death if proper attention is not given on time. In order to protect yourself from water-borne diseases and toxins, you s

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.47 in USD (1.5-liter)


Jinan tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 48% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 44% Moderate
  • Water Quality 52% Moderate

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