Cities in South America

Tap Water in Cartagena Safe to Drink? (2019)

The tap water in most of Colombia‚Äôs major cities, including Cartagena, is perfectly safe to drink. If you are still concerned about the water, yet, bottled and purified water is cheap and accessible everywhere. Safe to brush your teeth, safe to wash fruit and veggies with the tap water. You can also use ice to … Continue reading Tap Water in Cartagena Safe to Drink? (2019)

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Tap Water in Lima Safe for Drinking? (2019)

Tap water in Lima, Peru is not safe to drink. Water quality is a massive issue in Peru and particularly in Lima. To ensure the health of the country in general, for backpackers, and tourists; Peruvians are accustomed to buying well water for drinking or by boiling. Boiling water makes it safe to drink in … Continue reading Tap Water in Lima Safe for Drinking? (2019)

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Is Buenos Aires Tap Water Safe to Drink? (2019)

How safe is it to drink tap water in Buenos Aires, Argentina? The tap water in Buenos AIres is safe to drink and most parts of the country. The British engineered the water system, and the water is as safe or better than the UK drinking water throughout the country. Just like in the UK, the mineral content … Continue reading Is Buenos Aires Tap Water Safe to Drink? (2019)

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Is Tap Water in Quito Safe to Drink? (2019)

The tap water in Quito, Ecuador, is safe to drink. Tap water supply is technically potable, although, with old pipes, its quality is somewhat questionable. The water can get contaminated on its way to your tap. Chlorine is used to treat tap water. We suggest drinking bottled water for tourists to prevent an upset stomach. … Continue reading Is Tap Water in Quito Safe to Drink? (2019)

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Is Sao Paulo Tap Water Safe to Drink? (2019)

Is it safe to drink Sao Paulo tap water? Tap water in Brazilian cities such as Sao Paulo tastes awful but generally safe to drink. In isolated areas, tap water may be suspect. Be sure to inquire about the status of water during your stay, as most of the hotels and guesthouses filter their water. One effective … Continue reading Is Sao Paulo Tap Water Safe to Drink? (2019)

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