In some countries, drinking tap water is unsafe. You just don’t do it. While in other, countries tap water is clean and sometimes taken foregranted due to its abundance and availability. For travelers, tap is usually a big no. The rule is, when in doubt, don’t drink the tap.
But now you don’t have to follow that rule.
The graph above shows what parts of the world offer clean, drinkable tap. The information could mean the difference between catching a life-threatening virus and staying adequately hydrated.
If you aren’t sure if you can drink tap, the next best thing to do is to purify the water by boiling it for more than a minute. This tried and tested method is one of the best ways to prevent getting sick from contaminated water.
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