Is Hanoi Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update6:50 pm, March 9, 2020

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.69 in USD (1.5-liter)

Can You Drink Tap Water in Hanoi?

No, tap water is not drinkable.

There was no general information available in WHO data about safely managed drinking water in Vietnam. You may check the rate of travelers and residents of Hanoi water quality.

What Do People In Vietnam Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Vietnam have rated the water quality and pollution as follows, according to subjective survey data. A score of 100% is considered very high, and a score of 0% is very low. Please be cautious that "moderate to very high" water pollution is bad and the higher the rate of water quality the better.

Tap water ratings

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 60% High
  • Water Pollution 81% Very High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 40% Moderate
  • Water Quality 19% Very Low

Reminder

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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