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Drinking Water in Göttingen

As a rule, the quality of tap water in Germany conforms to strict regulations, is checked very thoroughly, and is perfectly drinkable without any treatment. In fact, its quality is comparable to most commercially available drinking waters in many places. Therefore, it is perfectly safe to drink tap water in Germany unless indicated otherwise. The label Kein Trinkwasser or a sign with a water cup with a diagonal red line going through it indicates that the water from this tap is not of drinking quality. For example, the water on trains is not suitable for drinking.