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Is Shaoguan 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 Shaoguan?

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

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

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Recently there was a major story in China''s state-owned Global Times about how the authorities of Shaoguan1016were taking a close look at the tap water in Shaoguan皇六国. What is Shaoguan1016, you ask? The name refers to the town where the bottled-water plant is located and which has been deemed an unhealthy environment for children.

The town of Shaoguan1016 is part of a vast area that is the largest city in Anhui province. Located on a peninsula in the Huangshan Mountains, the area around Shaoguan1016 has a very unique climate. Its summers are cool and damp and its winters are hot and humid. The only direct way of reaching the town is by air from Guilin, which means "warm sea".

The town of Shaoguan1016 is located at the edge of Huangshan Lake and at the eastern end of the Huangshan Mountains. The water that falls on the lake is very clear and safe for bathing, but the rest of the water is not so good for drinking as it is full of pol


Shaoguan 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 Shaoguan, 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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