Is Sanya Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Sanya?

Currently, there is no available public data about water quality in Sanya. But the average water quality in China is 32%.

According to WHO data, 93% of China cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.

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The tap water, even in nice hotels, should not be considered safe to drink as the tap water in Sanya is generally not potable. Bring or buy bottled water if you plan to be outside of your accommodations for long periods of time. If you have access to a kettle in your hotel room or rented apartment, boiled water is fine to drink.

Tap water by country

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  • Water Quality Rating:
  • < 20%
  • 20% - 39%
  • 40% - 59%
  • 60% - 79%
  • 80% - 100%

How Do People In Sanya Rate The Water?

Travelers and residents of Sanya 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.

DescriptionScoreRating
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility59%Moderate
Water Pollution68%High
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility41%Moderate
Water Quality32%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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