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Is Tainan 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 Tainan?

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 Tainan.

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

If you are thinking of going to a place like Tainan Taiwan and you want to know if you can drink tap water there, then this is a guide that will help you out. People have been known to pass on this rumor to foreigners who visit. Of course, when this happens it is just a part of the whole story so you can understand that the legend is true.

One thing you have to understand about Tainan Taiwan is that water is not easy to come by. You may notice that people tend to drink bottled waters from time to time. This is because the water that comes from the ground is contaminated with chemicals and this is what causes the bad taste in the water that you see in bottles.

Of course, even if the water that you get from the tap does not contain any impurities, it still does not mean that you can drink tap water in Tainan Taiwan. This is because the city itself has its own water supply. This is the same supply that you would find in your own home. So, if you are goin

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.99 in USD (1.5-liter)


Tainan tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 48% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 68% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 52% Moderate
  • Water Quality 32% Low

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