Potable (Safe) Drinking Water in Denmark

Information for travelers about drinking the water in Denmark.

Please submit information or experiences about the quality of the water in Denmark.

Is the local water safe to drink? Is the tap water or well water safe to consume without boiling? Are there specific cities or regions of Denmark where water is or isn't safe to drink without purification?

Over 1.1 billion people on the planet still do not have access to safe drinking water.

What are the locals doing (buying, boiling, drinking raw)? How much does a liter of water cost?

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Kristina

February 3rd, 2008

My husband, My 7 month old son and me have just moved from the UK to Denmark. I thought that the water was OK to drink here, so I boiled it and have been giving it to my son in his bottles as I would in the UK. I have also been drinking the water from the taps.
I am got a very painful stomach, we are also getting through 14 soiled nappies a day, and I am constantly on the loo.
I thought the water quality was supposed to be good here, to be honest, I was like this when I went on holiday to Cuba!
I think it is terrible. I bought a new kettle a week ago and it has already furred up.
I am not sure if bottled water is any better, but I am buying that tomorrow!

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