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Old 09-11-2015, 11:19 AM
 
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Not being snarky but what is up with the water in Cape Coral?It is the nastiest tasting water I have ever drank. Had to run to Publix to stock up on drinking water, which is a first for me as out the tap was how I always drank it.
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Old 09-11-2015, 11:31 AM
 
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Is it well or city water?

Also when I moved in my neighbor claimed that the water in the community was awful. Turns out it isn't, It must be his place and he has old plumbing pipes because my water is fine. I did get an undersink filter and highly recommend it. but I brush my teeth in hte bathroom faucet without a filter and the water is fine, but I'm not in that are yet, I'm talking about Broward county.

So when you say your water is bad it might be your pipes to blame.
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Old 09-11-2015, 12:15 PM
 
Location: Savannah GA/Lk Hopatcong NJ
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Is it well or city water?

Also when I moved in my neighbor claimed that the water in the community was awful. Turns out it isn't, It must be his place and he has old plumbing pipes because my water is fine. I did get an undersink filter and highly recommend it. but I brush my teeth in hte bathroom faucet without a filter and the water is fine, but I'm not in that are yet, I'm talking about Broward county.

So when you say your water is bad it might be your pipes to blame.
Nope,as water served to me in restaurant tasted just as bad. It is city water.
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Old 09-11-2015, 12:17 PM
 
Location: S. FL (hell for me-wife loves it)
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I also hate the water in Ft Myers area. We drink (and cook) with bottled water.
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Old 09-11-2015, 12:24 PM
 
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Yeah, the water here in Cape Coral sucks, too. We have a water filter in our fridge that makes it very drinkable and another PUR filter on the kitchen faucet that works well for coffee and cooking.
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Old 09-11-2015, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Cape Coral
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Nope,as water served to me in restaurant tasted just as bad. It is city water.
It wasn't this restaurant, was it?

City shuts down popular Cape Coral restaurant - NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida
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Old 09-11-2015, 03:24 PM
 
Location: S. FL (hell for me-wife loves it)
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As mentioned above, even the restaurant water tastes funny. I detect a metallic taste in city water here.
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Old 09-11-2015, 07:04 PM
 
Location: on the edge of Sanity
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Not being snarky but what is up with the water in Cape Coral?It is the nastiest tasting water I have ever drank. Had to run to Publix to stock up on drinking water, which is a first for me as out the tap was how I always drank it.
It's really bad in other cities too. When I lived in Bonita Springs, I gagged when I drank tap water. Publix has Glacier machines and, depending on the location, you can fill up a gallon for 30 or 35 cents. Sometimes I'd use the filtered water I bought and then filter it even more with a Brita filter. Of course, you need to supplement your minerals because, at that point, there aren't many nutrients left in the water.

I'm in Western NC now and the city water where I am staying is awful. My hair looks terrible all the time too. I thought it was the humidity, but last month I stayed in SC for 8 days and my hair was shiny and manageable. My clothes even felt softer. The owner had a well and a water conditioning system. I don't want to sound like those "Tell 'em Mrs. Jones sent you" commercials, but good water really does make a difference.
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Old 09-11-2015, 07:12 PM
 
Location: S. FL (hell for me-wife loves it)
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Yes it does justnancy. We buy the Gerber brand for babies, 'Pure' to drink from the glass. It has minerals added,as other poster mentioned a body needs. It tastes great
To cook with and give the pets, we use filtered water from the Glacier machines.

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Old 09-12-2015, 06:47 AM
 
Location: Meredith NH
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Not being snarky but what is up with the water in Cape Coral?It is the nastiest tasting water I have ever drank. Had to run to Publix to stock up on drinking water, which is a first for me as out the tap was how I always drank it.
Probably got hooked up to the recycled water by mistake
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