What Makes One Water Better? Memphis Aquifer Versus Youngstown Meander!

I was recently asked whether the water in my adopted hometown of Memphis, TN, or that of my birthplace, Youngstown, Ohio was better. As it turns out, both municipalities deliver safe, clean drinking water. However, there are differences that lead to a different end product, different threats to the source water, and different taste. This comparison question is a good one because these two water products are vastly different. Let’s…

Why Is Bottled Water Better Than Tap Water?

Unless local tap water is suffering through some unexpected contamination upset, it is every bit as good as is bottled water. Now, some might argue that bottled water has fewer micro-contaminants and is devoid of fluoride and chlorine. For those of that position, for them bottled water is superior. However, there is no substantial research that shows this water to be bettered than bottled water. When we speak of bottled…

Restaurant Water – Yuck!

A popular question posed to me is; “Why does the water in my restaurant taste horrible?” Indeed, most people, from time-to-time have experienced nasty tasting water in a restaurant. Even the most expensive and exclusive restaurants frequently put out some of the worst tasting water imaginable. Let’s look at the reasons a trip to a restaurant will quite often fill our senses with repulsive water taste and order.