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Is Zamboanga City 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 Zamboanga City?

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

However, based on information from nearby locations, the average water score in Philippines 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 Zamboanga City.

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

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Is it safe to drink tap water in Zamboanga City? The answer is yes. The water is clean, pure and contains no harmful chemical or organic compounds. However, if you are a health conscious person, you may wish to limit your consumption of water, especially if you are not aware of the hazards associated with consuming unsafe water.

The only way to know whether or not the water in your tap is safe is by carrying out a test. Do not attempt to do this yourself as there are many dangers and risks involved. The best option would be to seek expert help. An expert would be able to test your water for contaminants and determine the risk of drinking contaminated water. It is also advisable to carry out tests to find out what contaminants you have been exposed to on a daily basis.

A test for contaminants can be carried out through the use of an ultraviolet light, which will reveal the presence of different chemicals such as chlorine, lead and magnesium in your tap


Zamboanga City tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 48% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 74% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 52% Moderate
  • Water Quality 26% Low

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