Is tap water in Prague OK to drink?
“And the results are great both in Podolí and in Želivka,” the deputy assures. According to the survey, 66% of Praguers prefer “tap” water. “Not only do they drink water of absolutely high quality, but they also save the environment. Prague City has a sufficient quantity of water for the next 50 years.”
Where in Europe can you not drink tap water?
Similarly, although most of Europe is tap-water friendly, two prominent and popular exceptions are Russia and Ukraine. Drinking tap water is not advised anywhere in Ukraine, including the large cities.
Is it safe to drink tap water from hotels?
Bathroom tap water in hotels is perfectly fine for brushing your teeth and washing up, but more people would ask, “can you drink hotel bathroom tap water?” Despite the advances in sanitation, most hotels do not offer tap water for drinking.
Is it safe to walk in Prague at night?
The rate of violent crime is low and most areas of Prague are safe to walk around even after dark. Be careful on Wenceslas Square. It is usually packed with tourists and the crowds make things easy for pickpockets. There have also been cases of trusting “love-seekers” being robbed of all their money at night.
Do you need cash in Prague?
Credit cards are accepted in most places in Prague, for example in hotels, restaurants and international shops. However, some local shops, cafés and bars do not take credit cards. Cash is still king in the Czech Republic (Czechia), so if you able to do so, pay in cash.
Why is some tap water not safe to drink?
Chlorine is deliberately added to the US water supply to kill germs and pathogens, but when it mixes with other organic compounds it can create a few harmful byproducts. One of these byproducts, a group of chemicals known as trihalomethanes (THMs), has been linked to kidney problems and increased cancer risk.