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Bottled water VS Tap water in Canada

18 June, 2018 Yohann Bensadoun leave a comment

Tap water in Canada is generally safe to drink. With 0.5% of the world’s population and 9% of the world’s freshwater resources, Canadian metropolises enjoy continuous access to clean and high-quality water. This abundance of water, combined with 44% of the population not being metered, means Canada is one of the countries with the highest per capita consumption of water.  

While clean drinking water is a given for many Canadians, First Nation communities are unfortunately left behind, with for example the Neskantaga First Nation in Ontario, where residents have been boiling their water for 20 years!

But First Nation communities are … Read more…

Can you drink tap water in Dallas (Texas)?

5 June, 2018 Yohann Bensadoun leave a comment

Yes, you can drink the tap water in Dallas as it lives up to EPAs strict requirements. However, there are some reasons to be concerned such as microplastics, old pipes and corrosion and the water sometimes tastes bad. Therefore an easy to use water filter such as TAPP can be a great safety measure and save money compared to bottled water.

Where does Dallas tap water come from?

Dallas currently obtains water from reservoirs including Lake Ray Hubbard, Lake Lewisville, Lake Grapevine, Lake Ray Roberts and Lake Tawakon. The water is treated by DWU (Dallas Water Utility) with chlorine and ammonia … Read more…

Can you drink tap water in Atlanta, Georgia?

14 May, 2018 Yohann Bensadoun leave a comment

Tap water in Atlanta is safe and its water treatment plants are in compliance with standards mandated by the Safe Drinking Water Act and EPA guidelines. However, there are still reasons to be concerned such as poor taste, potential lead leaching, by-products from chlorine and microplastics. Therefore an affordable point of use filter such as TAPP might be a good safety measure.

Where does Atlanta tap water come from?

The water supply for Atlanta comes from the Chattahoochee River including two lakes of which Lake Lanier is the main source and Lake Allatoona the second. Both have been severely affected by … Read more…

Can I drink tap water in London (and other parts of the UK)?

8 May, 2018 Yohann Bensadoun leave a comment

Tap water in London is among the best in the world in terms of quality. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always taste great and therefore Londoners have been fooled in recent years to believe that it’s unhealthy. The only known risks are lead from local pipes and microplastics. For anyone concerned about taste or these risks an affordable water filter such as TAPP can be a good option.

Here’s a factual overview of the tap water, bottled water, and water in public places.

Tap water in London

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Can I drink tap water in Rome?

8 May, 2018 Yohann Bensadoun leave a comment

The Romans have delivered clean drinkable water to the city for over 2000 years and they still do. It’s clean and healthy to drink according to all international water quality standards and usually tastes good. Despite this, Italians got accustomed to drinking bottled water in restaurants and at home as they got wealthier in the 80s and 90s.

This is cultural and has little to do with water hardness or water quality parameters. However, if you don’t like the taste of tap water, try an affordable water filter such as TAPP.

Here are some insights and … Read more…

Can you drink Denver tap water?

26 April, 2018 Yohann Bensadoun leave a comment

Denver’s ideal location, in the Rocky Mountains, means it can get its water fresh from the snowmelt. Denver tap water comes from local snowfall and doesn’t need to travel much before reaching homes and offices in Denver. The city is first in line in collecting this clean, snow water, before it travels along the Colorado River and ends up as far as South California. Despite the water being perfectly safe, some residents have complained how the water tastes. This is in part due to the Chloramine which is added for transportation.

Denver Water, the water utility responsible for the collection, storage, quality … Read more…

Can you drink Boston tap water?

25 April, 2018 Yohann Bensadoun leave a comment

The general answer is yes, you can drink Boston tap water and surrounding areas. In 2014 it even won the AWWA water taste test beating NYC. However, there are health risks such as lead, bi-products from chlorine and microplastics. Therefore a point of use water filter such as TAPP can be a good idea.

Where does Boston tap water come from?

The Quabbin and Wachusetts reservoirs, West of the City, provide drinking water to Boston. Thanks to conservation in the 1990s these reservoirs still provide excellent water quality requiring minimal treatment. Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) provides drinking water to 61 … Read more…

Can you drink Toronto tap water?

12 April, 2018 Yohann Bensadoun leave a comment

Toronto tap water comes from the bordering Lake Ontario and is perfectly safe according to Canadian standards. The City has come a long way since the typhoid epidemics of the 1800s. As a matter of fact, Toronto was one of the first cities in the world to introduce Chlorine to tap water in order to kill pathogens such as bacteria and viruses.

A total of four treatment plants run 24/7 to deliver over 1 billion litres of safe drinking water! Despite the water being perfectly safe to drink, some areas might find that water tastes and smells bad, because of that … Read more…

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