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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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