Can I Drink Tap Water in India?
The short answer to this question is, “no”.
The water supply in India can often be full of all kinds of pollution such as arsenic, it’s typically extremely unsafe, and because water is the best carrier of disease it’s an easy way to get sick.
In fact, one time a family member of mine got a terrible flesh-eating parasite from drinking unsafe, dirty tap water in India.
These India travel tips are not to be taken lightly and caution is highly recommended. I don’t want to scare you from going, but bad water is the #1 cause of dysentery and parasite infection in India and around the world.
Follow these tips below and you should stay healthy.