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Is Ulsan Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Ulsan?

Yes, tap water is 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 Ulsan.

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

Can you drink tap water from Ulsan South Korea? This is a question that has plagued many people from around the world.

A common question that is asked is if tap water in Ulsan South Korea has any chemical contaminants, and are there any risks to your health if you drink this water. Although there have been reports about some hazardous chemicals in the water from Ulsan South Korea, these chemicals pose no immediate threat to your health. The biggest danger is the presence of the toxic metals such as lead, mercury, and cadmium.

The water itself is not contaminated with these toxins, but the reverse osmosis filters which remove contaminants from your drinking water will still remove them from the water itself. You can drink tap water from Ulsan South Korea, but you will want to make sure that you get only pure, purified water from a well-known water source.

In most cases, it is best to buy bottled drinking water, but sometimes it is just not

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.7 in USD (1.5-liter)


Ulsan tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 38% Low
  • Water Pollution 38% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 63% High
  • Water Quality 63% High

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