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Is Shantou 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 Shantou?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in China 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 Shantou.

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

Click here to check out the water quality for China


Shantou Nieto, who is a journalist, was recently talking with her friend and colleague, who has been living in China for years. Nieto was asking her if she had ever come across water from Shantou Nieto, Mexico, at the local tap. The local woman told Nieto that she did not and Nieto was very surprised by the answer.

Can you drink tap water in Shantou Nieto? What is it about this place that allows water from a completely different part of the world to touch your taste buds?

One of the things that sets this place apart from other places in Mexico is that they have tap water with traces of minerals and contaminants. You see, most people live in parts of the country that have polluted water with toxins and contaminants that are very harmful for drinking.

But in Shantou Nieto, there are no impurities at all in the water. It is the water that the locals drink that has been purified. This is a city that don''t get nearly as much rainfall as the


Shantou tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 68% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 41% Moderate
  • Water Quality 32% Low

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