Is Da Nang Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.47 in USD (1.5-liter)

User Submitted Ratings for Da Nang Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 52% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 54% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 48% Moderate
  • Water Quality 46% Moderate

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Da Nang, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Can You Drink Tap Water in Da Nang?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

According to WHO data, 95% of Vietnam cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.

The most important source of tap water in Vietnam is the Mekong River. It is important to protect this vital water resource because it is also the water supply for nearly all of the Vietnamese people. If Vietnam fails to do so, the Mekong Delta will quickly become an empty lake and the Vietnamese will have to find other sources of their drinking water.

The Mekong Delta has suffered from a number of environmental disasters, but in recent years the Mekong has recovered and its water supplies are now safe to drink. There are many problems with the current situation, but there are solutions.

The biggest problem is the fact that a dam has been built in the Mekong Delta, but this dam is not protecting the Mekong River from pollution that is coming from the cities. The water that gets to this area is not safe to drink and it does not contain the same nutrients as the water found in the Mekong River.

In fact, the water in the Mekong Delta is not s


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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