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Is Xining 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 Xining?

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

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

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Did you know that there are over 100 contaminants in tap water in Xining Erdao? So, what do we know about this area of China, and is it safe for your family?

The first step to understanding how to answer this question is to understand the area of Xining Erdao. This part of China is one of the most polluted places in China. Most of the pollution here comes from factories manufacturing plastic products, but some of the contamination comes from agriculture, including fields that were used for growing wheat in the past.

The water in the area contains a wide range of contaminants, including arsenic, lead, and other metals that are harmful for the human body. One of the most troubling parts of the water here is that the levels of lead are several hundred times higher than what''s considered dangerous. So, you would think that you can drink tap water in Xining Erdao with no problems.

Unfortunately, there are many people living in this area who


Xining 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 Xining, 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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