When you want to quench your thirst on an airplane, make sure the water you get came from a bottle. As the Huffington Post notes, there’s a strong likelihood you’ll get some pretty bad stuff inside if it was obtained from the tap.
“Do not EVER drink water on an aircraft that did not come from a bottle. Don’t even TOUCH IT. The reason being the ports to purge lavatory sh*t and refill the aircraft with potable water are within feet from each other and sometimes serviced all at once by the same guy.” —@gruntman
*While the exact water refill process probably varies by airline, the Wall Street Journal ran a test of tap water from 14 different flights in 2002 that found bacteria levels “tens, sometimes hundreds of times above U.S. government limits.”
16 Alarming Airline Secrets That Will Change How You Feel About Flying | Huffington Post
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