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Is Seongnam Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Seongnam?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

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 Seongnam.

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


Can you drink tap water from Seongnamreau, South Korea? If you have ever lived in the country, you know that this is not a problem. In fact, many of the people you meet here will be willing to tell you they drink their water from the tap whenever they are asked about it.

However, there are still some areas of the city''s cleanest areas where this practice is not acceptable. You will find that there are townships that are located along the coast. Some residents do use the water from the tap for purposes such as washing their dishes, cleaning up, and drinking.

The reason that the city authorities do not allow the residents of those areas to drink the tap water from the tap is because there is a huge problem with the local bacteria. These bacteria are considered to be a health risk. It is believed that the large number of residents who have problems with this bacteria poses a threat to the residents of the city and the people who live within its borders.

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.1 in USD (1.5-liter)


Seongnam tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 50% Moderate
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 50% Moderate
  • Water Quality 50% Moderate

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