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Tap Water Safety in North America (Continent)

Can you drink tap water in North America? Mostly, yes.

Like all regions, the tap water varies from city to city, North America has a higher quality of tap water safety than most other regions of the world.

Notably, the vast majority of US cities and Canada have safe tap water. In Mexico, a highly-populated area like Mexico City and León have drinkable tap water. Outside of the major population centers, caution is advised.

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