Bottled water or tap water?

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by KozmicBlue, Jan 27, 2005.

  1. KozmicBlue

    KozmicBlue Senior Member

    Do you buy your water in bottles or do you drink tap water?

    I never bought water in bottles until I moved to UK (Scandinavia has the best water quality and the water just tastes gooood there, so there was no need to). Here... the water's supposed to be good, but to me... it just tastes and smells kinda weird. And it's never very cold when it comes out of the tap. And it even looks kinda grey... I usually just drink it anyway, coz I don't like buying tons of plastic bottles, but... it just doesn't taste right. :(
     
  2. FunkyPhreshMama

    FunkyPhreshMama Visitor

    we got a lil filter thing so my tap water actually tastes like the bottled kind now YAY
     
  3. crummyrummy

    crummyrummy Brew Your Own Beer Lifetime Supporter

    I only buy bottle to get the bottle. I then refill it from tap or drinking fountain.
     
  4. KozmicBlue

    KozmicBlue Senior Member

    How do those things work? Are they detachable?
     
  5. crummyrummy

    crummyrummy Brew Your Own Beer Lifetime Supporter

  6. KozmicBlue

    KozmicBlue Senior Member

    Thanks crummers!
     
  7. headymoechick

    headymoechick I have no idea

    tap unless I'm traveling. the water here was named best tasting in the state or something like that.
     
  8. mynameiskc

    mynameiskc way to go noogs!

    tap. the tap water here is so tasty and clean.
     
  9. Diddy Dreads

    Diddy Dreads Member

    Manchester tap rules but the midlands is evil stuff!!!
     
  10. ZePpeLinA

    ZePpeLinA Jump around!

    I'm in the Uk too and I agree with what you said about the water tasting funny here. Back home in chile, you can drink tap water and it even has some fluorine in it for your teeth, but you dont notice it. We always buy bottled water cos its cheap and it tastes better.
     
  11. jen910

    jen910 Senior Member

    I have this bretta water purifier jug that you just fill up and put in the fridge. I think it works good. I also like Dasani bottled water.
     
  12. WayfaringStranger

    WayfaringStranger Corporate Slave #34

    tap water has chlorine and florine in it, so i try to avoid it. dasani has salt in it to make you thirstier(coca-cola at its best) so i tend to stick to the bottles, but i dont drink much water, i drink coffee(tons of coffee) and juice(tons of juice) and beer(tons of beer) and veggitable juice(my favorite). i also have a water filter, but its more for the wilderness, so i dont use it with tap water, cus i dont want chloride or floride to form in there and clog it up.
     
  13. mynameiskc

    mynameiskc way to go noogs!

    when i lived in grants, nm, the water was so bad that i couldn't even cook with it. it was foul. it came out kinda brown. ugh!
     
  14. fitzy21

    fitzy21 Worst RT Mod EVAH!!!!

    i just get my water from a bubbla
     
  15. i have the same thing.
     
  16. crummyrummy

    crummyrummy Brew Your Own Beer Lifetime Supporter

    will one of those take arcenic out of water? In Fallon they have arecinic in the water and it is said do not drink it. I am going there next month for 3 weeks...
     
  17. Faerie

    Faerie Peachy

    Bottled.... I used to say tap.... we have a well.... then the told us that are water has been poisoned for 10 years... It has cadnium (sp) in it.. Now they put a filter system that makes it save to drink... but its really really salty now... so its bottle
     
  18. I drink tap. It's fine and tastes ok. Bottled water --> too many plastic bottles around.
     
  19. I dont like to drink the tap here cause they put a ban on it last year for like a month cause something got into the supply and i just dont like the thought of it. They sell this military special bottle water at the exchange for like .69 cents a gallon so i usually drink that. It only tastes good super cold though
     
  20. missfontella

    missfontella Mama of Da Assassins

    I got a pur filter for Christmas

    before that it was all bottle
     

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