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Is Nakhon Ratchasima 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 Nakhon Ratchasima?

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 Nakhon Ratchasima.

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

The first tap water that you drink is not going to be very clean. It will contain various contaminants that can cause a number of different illnesses. The water will also contain dangerous pathogens that can make it easy for people to become severely ill. There are many reasons why the quality of the water supply in rural areas around Thailand is so poor, but the simple answer is simply that it is not clean enough.

Many people assume that the water that comes from their taps is perfectly safe to drink. The problem with this is that even though it may well be safe, it is not clean enough. The contaminants that are present will leave a strong odor and residue on your dishes and other surfaces when you use them. This can have an extremely negative effect on the image of rural Thailand and also on the people who live in those rural areas. This is why many Thai restaurants will only serve customers tap water from remote areas.

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The estimated price of bottled water

$0.47 in USD (1.5-liter)


Nakhon Ratchasima tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 65% High
  • Water Pollution 60% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 35% Low
  • Water Quality 40% Moderate

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