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Is Kawasaki 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 Kawasaki?

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 Kawasaki.

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

What exactly is tap water in Kawasaki, Japan? How does it compare to bottled water and other such brands? The truth, as usual, is not all that clear. In order to be able to discern between tap water and tap-water in general, one would need to know the sources of the pollutants. The problem is, in Japan, groundwater is not that well-maintained.

Tap Water Kawasaki Japan has one of the worst environmental problems I have seen. As you may know, groundwater is generally regarded as being pure and clean. But do bear in mind that this is a city, which also experiences regular flooding. Extensive use of groundwater causes contamination. This is mainly due to the fact that many people there do not use potable water purifiers.

This may seem surprising to some, but there are reasons why some cities find it difficult to clean up contaminated tap water. The problem is that their primary source of water is from underground aquifers. Aquifers can be contaminated by m

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.18 in USD (1.5-liter)


Kawasaki tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8% Very Low
  • Water Pollution 25% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 92% Very High
  • Water Quality 75% High

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