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Old 05-11-2012, 02:59 PM
 
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I was wondering what town in NJ has the best tap water?

I was reading that Totowa has one of the best water.
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Old 05-11-2012, 03:06 PM
 
Location: High Bridge, NJ
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I was wondering what town in NJ has the best tap water?

I was reading that Totowa has one of the best water.
Not High Bridge-there's less chlorine in most swimming pools
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Old 05-11-2012, 04:39 PM
 
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Not Carlstadt either; and I doubt it's much different anywhere else in Bergen county. Compared to the water I had in the city it's simply: blah.
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Old 05-11-2012, 05:22 PM
 
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Tap water taste nasty here. I have to use filter and then boil to make it drinkable.

If you compare NYC to NJ's tap water, you would know what I meant.
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Old 05-11-2012, 06:16 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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I grew up in Midland Park, which has Ridgewood Water Company Water, which is artesian well water. It tastes good. But I lived in Fair Law, whiCh has nasty brown water, and in Long Branch, where the water tastes slightly salty. Now I have New Jersey American Water. Meh.
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Old 05-11-2012, 11:10 PM
 
Location: East Rutherford, NJ
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Definitely not Bogota's, we have to filter it through a Brita and then my girlfriend hasta add a spritz of lemon juice just to drink it. I avoid it and just opt for beer...
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:35 AM
 
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Water in Highland Park is a little hard so we filter it. I'm not too sure who supplies our water (I live in apt complex)
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Old 05-12-2012, 04:36 PM
 
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Surprised to hear these answers, you'd think we were in a third world country. Typical Jersey whining. The water in my town in South Jersey tastes pretty good.

On a side note, there are several companies that bottle NYC tap water and sell it at absurd prices... and people buy it too. Go figure. NYC tap definitely is good though, it makes sense considering it comes from the Catskills.
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Old 05-12-2012, 05:49 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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I was wondering what town in NJ has the best tap water?

I was reading that Totowa has one of the best water.
I would say any town served by Middlesex Water Co. Why? Well, because they don't add Fluoride to the water supply. I rather drink my own pee before fluoridated water. However, I heard that the State of new jersey has mandated all water companies to fluoidate their water supply. I guess...I'll be wasting some money buying a reverse osmosis water filter.
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Old 05-12-2012, 07:13 PM
 
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I would say any town served by Middlesex Water Co. Why? Well, because they don't add Fluoride to the water supply. I rather drink my own pee before fluoridated water. However, I heard that the State of new jersey has mandated all water companies to fluoidate their water supply. I guess...I'll be wasting some money buying a reverse osmosis water filter.
Senate Bill 959 hasn't passed yet. Lots of NJ systems don't fluoridate; the system I'm on, New Jersey American Water Short Hills, doesn't fluoridate.
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