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Why do people waste money on bottled water when there's nothing wrong with tap water?

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People are all hypochondriacs, they think anything and everything is going to make them sick.

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Tap water tastes bad?

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MOST DEFINATLY!!!!! : b
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I dont think so.
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Lol no it taste the same have someone do a blind study on water with you and you'll see
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because tap water has like stuff in it that might not be safe to drink

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Yeah But it is easier to get bottled water and you dont have to run the dishwasher as often!
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Do you have any idea what those plastic bottles put into your water. Many times bottles water has as bad if. It worse stuff in it than your typical tap water sample.
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Not all people have access to tap water, personally I have a well and never drink the water as there are many things that people do that pollute the ground water, and treating for everything as a municipal system can is not practical. I imagine some people also use bottled water because it is convenient. I agree it may be a waste of money but maybe if they were not drinking bottled water they would be buying soft drinks any how.

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My aunt had a well and it was REALLY sulphury, reeked like eggs, and she used to make Kool-Aid with, NASTY!!!
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yuck! But I do agree with your earlier comment I never reuse a water bottle and if it sits in my car and gets warm I throw it out because they say the plastic can leak into the water. I also do feel guilty thinking about all the plastic I am throwing into our land fills. No really good solution
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I did not like going over there!!!
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Because common sense has left the building. Wells are the best choice, if you have one, and can be easily tested for purity. Municipal water is just fine and if you don't like the taste you can purchase a pitcher filter and fill a permanent water bottle. Buying water is truly a waste of money except in an emergency. The same people complain about the cost of gasoline.

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Tap water has chemicals in it that you cannot taste. PLUS I personally believe it tastes bad!!

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Some tap water isn't as clean as other peoples. So if yours is fine for you to drink, someone else's might not be. Depends on where you live

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People are gullible and buy whatever they are told to buy by their tv, it's quite comical as most bottles water has chemicals in it from the plastic bottles themselves that make it much worse than tap water.

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Most bottled water is just filtered tap water. Except they are willing to pay more for a gallon of bottled water then the price of a gallon of gasoline.

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Some people don't have tap water ;-)

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if they dont have access to tap water, how can they access bottled water? Tap is from any water sourse, the tub, sink, outside spicot etc. So, i would say everyone has access to tap. Also, as long as a bottling co. adds a few drops of fresh water to every bottle, they can and do fill the rest with tap water. So it is better to buy a reusable travel bottle, get a Brita or comparable filter, use it at home and fill your travel bottle when you leave.
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Here in Las Vegas the water tastes horrible. I don't know many people who drink it out of the tap here.

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I drink the tap water when I'm in Vegas and the water taste fine.
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That's nice. I'm betting that you are drinking it from the hotels, resorts and restaurants. They filter the tap water. Drink it from somebody's home and get back to me.
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because some people dont like tap water

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cuz its convenient!

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Answer this question...cuz some people don't have good water and it makes them sick!

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From what I have heard, bottled water is actually tap water, just filtered numerous times before it's bottled.

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This is from Girl who skipped 3 grades - because , tap water is filled with micro organisms
, but my research chose that bottled water has rarely any micro organisms that is why people buy bottled not tap.

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People don't wnat to be ingesting fluoride. It's a chemical which alters a person's brain chemistry.

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most bottled water is cleaner and safer than MOST tap, but some people pay more to hav their tap purified.

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I buy bottled water twice a year for my emergency kit.

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obviously you have not tasted the tap water at my house. its gross.

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Tap water has chlorine and floride, both deadly poisens.

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Jethro- In America you have the right to believe in whatever you want to, even if it is non-sense. Everything can be a poisen(sic) if you take too much of it, even water. Neither chlorine or floride(sic) is harmful in the quantities in the public water supplies.
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Yes Jethro, like he said you have the right to believe in whatever you want to, even if it is non-sense. Try having cancer DonaldMehl and only showing signs of getting better after stop drinking tap water. Some places just are not as safe as some of us believe, check it out for yourself some places put so much chlorine and florid in their drinking water you can watch it settle after you pour. Gross!
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Bottled water is the new coke. People think it makes them look healthy, maybe fit and cool.

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We have excellent water where I live. I have a plastic bottle at my work that I fill every day and I use the same one over and over. Do any of you know what EVIAN spells backwards?

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If you have copper pipes with lead solder joints you better be drinking bottled water.

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tap water isnt purified, so it can carry chlorine (poisonous) and is doesnt taste that good.

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Actually I believe it depends on where you live on whether people feel comfortable drinking their local tap water. I live in a small town that adds chlorine and fluoride to the water and if you do the research you will find that if you are going through cancer as I have, you will learn that chlorine and fluoride are not good additions when fighting cancer. Also if you do the research in your area you will find out exactly what is in your water. You may think twice about drinking it yourself and some of the drinking filters that are added to a faucet don't really filter what you think they do, so read carefully.

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Are you mad? The tap water is poisoned with so many things!

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Everybody over the age of 30 grew up drinking tap water, and yet we're all still here. When we were kids we used to drink out of the hose when playing outside. How did we survive? You really think bottled water is from a crystal clear mountain stream? It's from the tap. They put it in a plastic bottle with a picture of a mountain on it and people go crazy for it.
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I moved to a smaller town, and I've gone to bottled water because the tap water here tastes like (depending on the phase of the moon) rotten eggs, rancid asparagus, etc.
Here, law enforcement, the health department, etc enjoy a cozy, "good-old-boy" relationship with local businesses...In the grocery store, I have to fish thru the perishable items so I can try to find one that isn't expired a week ago.
Here, I think the sewer water is just chlorinated and then given a U-turn right back to our taps.

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Because packed water is rich in minerals n tap water is rich in chlorine...
n tap water is not pure-1 is purified water n other is boring water(which comes directly from the wells) which is not safe to drink..

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In New York, we have great water, but the city's pipes are so old, the water becomes questionable. I prefer boiling water for drinking, and/or filtering. I boil a teapot of water each morning, when it cools, I pour it into the pitcher-with-filter, and good to go.

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It is because some people believed that slid items are more better than ordinary item.That is why they drinking bottled water than tap water.

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Tap water is not hygienic at all. I am not at all for it. You should use purified water for drinking.

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because they think tap is bad for them but those bottles can be bad to once i found a dragonfly in my water bottle but if there is something bad with your tap water i understand

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Evian spelled backwards is naive. :-) My tap water tastes bad. Also it is good to have some bottled water in case of an emergency. If you insist on drinking bottled water but are concerned about the environment it is best to buy it in a the largest container and fill a reusable water bottle. Or get a water purifier.

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The entire "Tap Water vs. Bottle Water debate" is total nonsense because tap water quality varies from area to area; also bottle water quality varies from brand to brand. However, it is generally more economical and less wasteful to simply buy a filter (removable or otherwise) for your tap water outlet than to continually buy bottles of water which can be cumulatively expensive and also rapidly pollute the environment.

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Tap water has chlorine in it. you should not drink it. Bottledwater is pure { there are minerals though} besides it tastes better

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Tap Water Is Full Of Disease-Causing Contaminants - Most municipal water flows through lead pipes over 100 years old picking up harmful toxins and pollutants before the water treatment plant (which performs very limited functions) and also afterwards when the water is on its way to your house.

Arsenic - Which has been directly linked to cancer and many other diseases, has been found in 85% of our cities' water. Exposure to lead found at "alarmingly high levels" in many cities by Consumer Reports, can cause learning and behavioral problems in children, lower IQ, high blood pressure, and problems to the reproductive and nervous systems.


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because tap water has fluoride in it, and it can give you leukemia!!!! ARE YOU MAD???if you have kids, you should SERIOUSLY start a:going to a water store,b:getting regular water bottles!

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With tap water you could get lead poisoning bc it cones from the pipes.

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