Along with food, water is one of the essentials of life. Humans can survive up to three weeks without food but only a matter of three days without water and the adverse effects of dehydration can be noticed within hours. It is therefore vitally important to have access to a reliable supply of clean, safe drinking water whilst travelling abroad.
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