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Is Jining 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 Jining?

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

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

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The tap water in China, particularly in the city of Jining, is not safe for drinking. Even major cities in the country are having issues with water pollution. The primary concern of China’s Minister of Environment is pollution in air and water. One of the reasons they’re having problems in controlling water pollution is because of the growing industries all over the country.

Water supplies are seriously contaminated according to the assessment of the Medical Laboratory Department of Jining Medical University. The determination and preliminary health risk assessment of heavy metals in 15 community districts in Jining were studied based on 210 random samples.

It is highly recommended to buy bottled water to ensure your safety in the city. And make sure that you are buying branded bottled water.

The primary source of water in Jining Shandong China is groundwater. Groundwater is drawn from shallow aquifers. Water volume and quality of shallow aquifers can not meet the water demands, so groundwater is extracted from a deep aquifer. The groundwater level is decreasing, the shallow groundwater is severely contaminated, and land subsidence is evolving.

Another water source in the southwest of Shandong Province is the largest freshwater located in the north of China. The lake of Nansi or Weishan lake is formed by four connected lakes, specifically the Nanyang Lake, Dushan Lake, Zhaoyang Lake, and Weishan Lake.

Nansi Lake maybe a warm temperate semi-humid monsoon climate zone distinguished by hot and rainy summers, cold and dry winters, and distinct seasons. It forms its biodiversity and wetland ecosystem characteristics include fragility within the living environment, the difference in species, and singularity in biology.


Jining 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 Jining, 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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