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Old 07-28-2007, 09:14 PM   #16
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My tap water tastes funny to me, so I don't care to drink it. I do buy the big plastic jugs of water, rather than the small ones, and I recycle them. I even reuse a handful of them to have my backup water in case a massive earthquake hits Seattle.

But I am planning on buying a Brita water filter pitcher thingy instead and stop buying even the big jugs of water.
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Old 07-28-2007, 09:14 PM   #17
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Re: Re: Re: Aquafina Source Is Same As for Tap

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I don't drink Aquafina or Dasani because they both taste awful anyway.
I heartily agree.

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Nestle Pure Life in Canada is SPRING water.
That's what I drink, and iirc, in this area, it comes from a spring near Guelph. I also remember hearing recently that the city/township is getting all up in arms that the company is taking this water for free and selling it, implying, I think, that there could be future consequences or limits placed on the company.


Tap water here tastes like shit, and since water is pretty much all I drink, we buy a crazy amount of bottled water.
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Old 07-28-2007, 09:28 PM   #18
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I buy exclusively bottled water (for drinking not brushing teeth, lol), because I moved into a brand new building last September and the tap water tastes awful. Like metal pipes. Nobody I know who lives there drinks it. My roommate uses a filtration system, but she doesn't really drink much water anyway - it's almost exclusively coffee/tea/sports drinks, so it doesn't bother her as much.
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Old 07-28-2007, 09:47 PM   #19
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i drink fiji anyway

i don't feel bad about the cost or anything, because i see it as it's my money which i can spend however i see fit. i recycle the bottles, so i do my part. plus i don't always drink bottled, half the time i just grab a glass and drink tap. bottled is more for when i'm out, so i'd still spend money buying a drink somewhere else anyway.
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Old 07-28-2007, 10:20 PM   #20
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i noticed that even in some suburban areas and rural areas i've lived in, loads of people absolutely refuse to drink the tap water. i don't understand. i lived in DC for a year, the crap that came from our tap was ACTUALLY BROWNISH TINT. we were actually sent free filters in the mail. yes, then we NEEDED the bottled/filtered water. our taps were dangerous. i think after that experience, if the water is clear, i don't need to fear. thus, i prefer tap when i'm not living in the city.
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Brown water occasionally comes out of the tap.

Brown water does not come out of Aquafina bottles.

I appreciate whatever they do to refine it, so I'm sticking with bottled water.
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Old 07-28-2007, 11:36 PM   #22
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My local tap water is gooood However, I would not drink tap water in southern Illinois (just across the river from me) because it is not so good. Personally, I prefer my local tap water to bottled water because, to me, bottled water just tastes flat, or else like a plastic bottle I've been drinking good ol' Paducah, Kentucky water for 22 years, and it hasn't killed me yet.

I'm still highly amused by the blind water taste test that ABC's 20/20 did in New York City a couple of years ago. Citizens were offered several different plastic cups of water and told to rate them. As I recall, the K-Mart brand American Fare (which was the cheapest of the bottled waters tested) came in first. New York City tap water (which they got from a water fountain in Central Park) tied for third with another brand of bottled water, and Evian came in last (several people grimaced when they tasted it, it was hilarious )
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Brown water occasionally comes out of the tap.

Brown water does not come out of Aquafina bottles.

I appreciate whatever they do to refine it, so I'm sticking with bottled water.
Time to move, sucka. My taps ain't no storm drain, yo.
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Old 07-28-2007, 11:56 PM   #24
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Time to move, sucka. My taps ain't no storm drain, yo.
Canadian water...

Actually, our tap water here at the house is pretty good. Brown stuff only came out once. The water by the sink is quality, and is used for cooking, but we buy the huge plastic water jugs at the store for drinking, just in case.
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Re: Re: Re: Aquafina Source Is Same As for Tap

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Nestle Pure Life in Canada is SPRING water. Nestle Pure Life in the US is purified municipal water.

The difference lies in the fact that the Canadian subsidiary bought out Aberfoyle and maintained their bottling facilities.
I actually grabbed a bottle on my way out tonight, and the first thing I did was check the label - turns out you're right. Canadian water

Tap water here in Halifax has a bit of a chemical/metallic aftertaste. I avoid it unless it's gone through a Brita or it's my only choice.

The water in NYC was amazing - totally unexpected (I figured the pipes would be crazy old), but when you're too broke to buy a Pepsi, it didn't hurt.
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I find this funny, not because they skammed everyone, but just because my friend liked to rant about how aquafina is all natural and suppose to be the "best" for you and has the best taste, bla bla bla, and 2 days ago we were sitting in a resturant and all of a sudden, we see, Breaking news! Aquafina is tap! or something like that.. I got a good laugh..

hey, i dont care, ill drink it, after having that nasty egg water for four weeks, i'll drink anything..
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They do put it through a purification process I'm still going to drink it because it tastes and is refreshing.
Same here. It's NOT the same as tap water because it's purified, and that's why I prefer to drink it.

Though I'll always choose Dr. Pepper before bottled water
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aquafina is the shittiest tasting bottled water there is and this explains it. its has a very soft taste which makes for a dulling sensation in your mouth.

poland springs, thanks much.
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I personally don't drink our tap water. I use it to cook and to brush my teeth though. But for drinking, it just doesn't taste that great. Not sure how old the pipes are in my apt building, but it's not the best. I use my brita at home and bring bottles of that with me to work and going out. I'll buy bottled if I'm out somewhere and don't have water on me though. I try to recycle my bottles after I'm done but a lot of places around here don't even do that much.
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This might be a good idea for some...and others might scoff at me.

I can NEVER find it in my frugal heart to buy bottled water.

So, you say "but I hate how my tap water tastes!" My family and I did too when we lived in Iowa. However, we would simply put the water in a jug or bottle...and place it in the fridge. Maybe it was just because it was so cold, but the taste that was there out of the tap was gone after sitting in a fridge for a while.

I still do this, though our water tastes GREAT to me right now. Just a thought.
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