Drinking water is water safe enough to be consumed by humans. It is called potable water, too.


We can only drink clean freshwater.
We call this water drinking water.

WaterRiversNonDrinkingWaterWater from rivers and lakes are non-drinking water. They are are not clean freshwater.

Video | Water is Life by SVA BFA Design.
Creator: Woonji Kim

Video | Water Changes Everything by Charity: water. Almost a billion people live without clean drinking water. This is called the water crisis.