How Safe Is It to Drink Water from Airplane Lavatory Faucets?

FlyerTalk member gelplanes wants to know “how safe is it to drink water from faucet in airplane lavatories?

FlyerTalk members respond that the water is definitely not potable, but is it still safe to brush one’s teeth or wash one’s hands?

Research was done a number of years ago by the son of FlyerTalk member l’etoile for the WSJ: How Safe is Airline Water? A story initiated by our youngest FTer.

Caution: Do not click on the links above to either FlyerTalk thread if your stomach is weak and you are squeamish…

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