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Facts About Drinking Water

What's in Your Tap Water?

The age-old question: how safe is tap water? With reports that range from praising the purity of your tap to warning about the possibilities of pharmaceutical-tainted water, do you know the basics of US drinking water? Take this quiz to find out!

What's in Your Tap Water?

Bottled water is subject to the same screening regulations as tap water.

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pixiedusk pixiedusk 5 years
our tap water has sand in it hehe.. oh and its yellowish too!
danakscully64 danakscully64 5 years
I live right near Pensacola, I don't think we have same water. The 2nd worst water quality is Riverside, CA, where I was born and raised :P Riverside (the city, not county) is split up in terms of water. The people downtown get different water than the ones on the other side near Moreno Valley. Honestly, I don't think in terms of taste that So Cal water is that bad. As a kid, we would see particles floating in it (looked like toilet paper, heck, it could have been). I have always used a Brita filter everywhere I've been. The worst water I've ever tasted? Corpus Christi, TX. Even Brita couldn't get rid of that.
tarabara1229 tarabara1229 5 years
I grew up in Hawaii, so I was always drinking tap water. Wish I could do the same in SoCal.
le-romantique le-romantique 5 years
Did not know Texas had great water... I did know about poor Florida though. Because I live there, but not that exact area at all. I'm from NJ where the tap water was drinkable when I was a child and Florida is just nasty to smell.
Tabloid Tabloid 5 years
I don't know much about US wather but.... here in Canada, our tap wather are good.
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