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Is Kochi 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 Kochi?

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 Kochi.

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


You probably have heard of the alarming reports about contaminants in tap water in different parts of the world. The most common contaminants are pesticides, herbicides, chlorine and trihalomethanes (THMs). A study done in Japan found that a significant amount of these chemicals were present in samples taken from homes and offices. The study was done by the National Toxicology Program of the Tokyo Metropolitan Research Laboratory.

These findings come as a shock to everyone across the globe. In Japan, the contaminated tap water comes from a large number of sources including municipal waste, agricultural fields and farms. Tap Water Kochi is not an exception to this. According to one estimate, more than twenty-five percent of the city''s tap water is contaminated with VOCs or volatile organic compounds. There is no doubt that this poses serious health risks for its inhabitants.

If you are living in Kochi then it is very important to have quality water at

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.36 in USD (1.5-liter)


Kochi tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 69% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 31% Low

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