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Can You Drink Tap Water in Pyongyang?
We don't have enough information to make a specific recommendation about the safety of drinking tap water in Pyongyang, North Korea.
However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in North Korea 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 Pyongyang.
To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for North Korea, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.
USER SUBMITTED RATINGS
- Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 67% High
- Water Pollution 67% High
- Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 33% Low
- Water Quality 33% Low
The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Pyongyang, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).
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.