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Bottled Water vs. Tap

What's healthier for you? For the environment?


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"Fluoride is perfectly safe. Speak to medical professionals about it. This fluoride is bad for you thing is a myth made up by some nut in Oregon. It's like the anti-vaccine movement. Funny how people will ignore the entire medical...
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I drink filtered tap water most of the time. When I'm out-and-about or traveling, I drink bottled.

Anonymous

08/06/2010 - 2:36pm

Tap water for me, occassionly if I am out and about I have to purchase bottled.

Anonymous

08/05/2010 - 3:46pm

Well water often contains unspecified amounts of anti-biotics and other medications that are not broken down by the human digestive system. These impurities are not tested for in city and subdivision water wells. Yuck! I buy bottled water from an aquifer far from where people live.

Anonymous

07/13/2010 - 10:04pm

I just drink tap water, i have better things to do with my money.

Anonymous

05/05/2010 - 8:59am

Tap water at home, filtered at work. The work water is terrible--makes bad coffee, tea, or whatever you want. Home water is just fine.
Youngstown OH

Anonymous

04/20/2010 - 4:27pm

Filtered tap water.

Anonymous

04/19/2010 - 6:52pm

I drink water that has been purified by osmosis to remove the chlorine taste. It comes in 20 litre bottles that I re-use. So, I guess technically I drink bottled water, but I'm not adding to the waste stream.

Anonymous

04/18/2010 - 10:15pm

I boil tap water for 3 min. and let it cool down then put in refrigerator.

Anonymous

04/18/2010 - 9:24pm

We have faucet mount filters in the kitchen and bathroom, and drink filtered tap water. We use the filtered water for just about everything - Kool Aid, lemonade, in the coffee pot, in the iced tea maker, and for our pets' drinking water, too. Our city water tastes terrible. You can really tell the difference in taste with the filters.

Anonymous

04/18/2010 - 7:47pm

Filtered tap water for me - take a big bottle (stainless steel) with me everywhere. My golf course won't allow plastic water bottles.
Deb - Ontario Canada

Anonymous

04/18/2010 - 5:43pm



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