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Is Long Xuyen 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 Long Xuyen?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Vietnam 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 Long Xuyen.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for Vietnam

Tap water in Long Xuyen, Vietnam, is not safe to drink. Like in Ho Chi Minh city, the water that was treated from the aquifer is safe. However, it may carry pollutants when it’s way to your household.

DONRE monitored the water quality data in Long Xuyen city. According to the DONRE’s data from 2010 to 2014, the water quality did not meet national hardness and coliform standards.

You can easily have access to top clean water or bottled water through the local water station. Water stations use UV or purification to provide safe drinking water.

In the City of Long Xuyen, tap water origin comes from groundwater and surface water.

The clean water supply system gradually improved in Long Xuyen City. Most households and production facilities use water supplied from local water supply schemes for domestic and production uses—groundwater primarily used for car washing, livestock, and farming. The surrounding area of the project zone is densely populated without agricultural and farming activities.

Surface water of the Hau River passes through the Long Xuyen canal, Ong Manh, Ba Bau, and Cai Son canal.

Long Xuyen canal flow rate is more significant than those in Cai Son canal, Ong Manh canal, and Ba Bau canal. However, the canal directly polluted over-discharged waste from households living along canals. The results indicate that the water of the canals is contaminated by organic matter.


Long Xuyen tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 76% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 41% Moderate
  • Water Quality 24% Low

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