Potable (Safe) Drinking Water in Japan
Information for travelers about drinking the water in Japan.
Please submit information or experiences about the quality of the water in Japan.
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 Japan 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?