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dj1
Water for drinking

What water are you drinking?

I've seen many studies on water quality. I've seen many drinking water taste tests. I've seen many drinking water commercials. I've seen many water filtration systems. I've replaced many water pipes and seen sediments, mineral, junk.

The question is: what water are you drinking, and why?

A. Spruce
Re: Water for drinking

I purchase water in 40 gallon lots from a local purified water producer.

Reasons for doing so, taste, chemical free, and no fluoride (a toxic heavy metal that DOES NOT prevent tooth decay ). And if it makes a difference, we use BPA free water jugs to transport and store the water in.

dj1
Re: Water for drinking

Spruce,

How big are your BPA free jugs? 5 gal each?
How fast do you finish 40 gal?

JLMCDANIEL
Re: Water for drinking

I have a well. Get good water and minerals.

Jack

A. Spruce
Re: Water for drinking

40 gallons lasts three adults about a week.

Jack, our house water is supplied by municipal well, which is in the plume of toxic waste from an airbase. You could drink it if you wanted to, but I wouldn't recommend it. :D

johnjh2o
Re: Water for drinking

We are on City water that comes from a reverse osmosis plant. The water is great but were not sure what there doing with the with the waste from the plant.

John

HoustonRemodeler
Re: Water for drinking

I live dangerously, on the wild side and drink from the tap.

Our city water barely hits the minimum standards to not glow in the dark or turn into a gel by itself.

Cougars1996
Re: Water for drinking

Tap water, from our well that is 256' deep. We've had it tested for metals, anions (nitrate, phosphate, etc.), e-coli and other organisms, etc.

Compared with other hazards, water is one of if not the safest thing we have in the USA (especially municipal water).

Cheers.
BTW-Fluoride is not a heavy metal. Chemically, fluorine is a halogen and fluoride is its anion. It may not be as beneficial as one is lead to believe, but it is also not harmful as some think. In the
'non-fluoridated' rural area I live in, an observation of general dental health kind of suggests that it does offer some benefits.

dj1
Re: Water for drinking

So far I see a wide variety of sources for drinking water. The goal is to have drinking water which purer, cleaner and tastier than the average, at a reasonable cost.

Houston, there's got to be a filtration system out there, that can improve your drinking water, to minimize your risks.

HoustonRemodeler
Re: Water for drinking
dj1 wrote:

So far I see a wide variety of sources for drinking water. The goal is to have drinking water which purer, cleaner and tastier than the average, at a reasonable cost.

Houston, there's got to be a filtration system out there, that can improve your drinking water, to minimize your risks.

I do have a whole house filter, one for sediment and large beasties, the other is charcoal. They get swapped out every few months when the water pressure at the kitchen sink takes a nose dive.

ericburns4
Re: Water for drinking

I live on tap water. Tao water hasn’t had any ill effects or side effects yet and it’s been a long time now that I have survived. I see no harm in tap water. Cheers!

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