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Old 07-21-2013, 12:23 PM
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Location: Coastal New Jersey
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My Mom was raised in Brooklyn and always said the water was the best there. I dated a guy from Brooklyn a few years ago, and I agree. I was raised in NJ, and the water was good where I was too. But NY has the BEST tasting for sure.
New Jersey's can vary because they get theirs from different sources. Where I grew up in NW Bergen County, we had great-tasting tap water--it was artesian well water. Now where I live it's just eh.
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:11 PM
 
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has anyone noticed the water in the toilet doesn't taste so good lately?
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:22 PM
 
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If you want water to taste really good you should store it in a glass container. I still use a filter; i don't drink tab. tab is wack.

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Old 07-21-2013, 03:44 PM
 
Location: Manhattan
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I put mine in 1.75 liter OLD glass Beefeater Gin bottles...square with a hefty handle and they fit nicely on the fridge door. I drink one, refill it and start on the other so I always have one cold.

Hint: if you need to clean a glass bottle with a small opening, use those foil packed fizzy denture cleaning tablets and a little water. Keep turning the bottle so you get all surfaces.
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Old 07-21-2013, 05:04 PM
 
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I always thought NY water tasted the best. Very clean. In other parts of the country it has a chlorinated taste I can't stand. I personally try to be diligent though about boiling and filtering my drinking water no matter where I am. It's time consuming but worth it IMO. Best is taking it in that form and carbonating it and adding lime. I do this with my Sodastream and it tastes just like Pelligrino for pennies on the dollar.
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Old 07-21-2013, 07:41 PM
 
Location: NYC
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+1 for NYC has great water (assuming the pipes in your building are quality)
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Old 07-21-2013, 09:58 PM
 
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has anyone noticed the water in the toilet doesn't taste so good lately?
Try cleaning it. Flush a few times afterwards to rinse, toilet cleaner smells minty fresh but doesn't taste very good.
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Old 07-21-2013, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Zurich
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In New Haven and Hartford, the water tastes as if someone put a gallon of chlorine and dust inside the water. I remember once, in my apartment, the water was yellow.
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Old 07-22-2013, 12:30 AM
 
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I'm a native and I never liked the taste of the tap water here. I use a filter and it's much better.
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:14 AM
 
Location: Manhattan
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In New Haven and Hartford, the water tastes as if someone put a gallon of chlorine and dust inside the water. I remember once, in my apartment, the water was yellow.

Your T-shirtws come out nice and white though.
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