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Is Nanchang 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 Nanchang?

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 Nanchang.

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

The story of "The Nanny Effect" is making its way around the US as one of the hottest topics of discussion. Aired on Showtime, the documentary revolves around a Chinese grandmother who hired a nanny to care for her grandchild. The grandma was diligent in caring for her child and expected the nanny to provide the same care. However, what was actually seen on film was quite different; the nanny provided the much needed care and safety that many people take for granted when they turn on tap water.

This is an extremely disturbing example of how tap water quality is often taken for granted in some parts of the world. In many parts of the US, water treatment facilities are not set up to protect the public from contaminated tap water. Without treatment, contaminants can easily find their way into our fresh supplies and contaminate them. This can have devastating effects on us all. As a society, we trust that our water sources are safe, but it is important to remember that

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.43 in USD (1.5-liter)


Nanchang tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 69% High
  • Water Pollution 70% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 31% Low
  • Water Quality 30% Low

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