i dont usually drink water it makes me gag. Im addicted to non alcoholic beer. But i had to drink water while pregnant and breastfeeding> I drink tap water but only a couple glasses a day if that.
Wow....I'm in the minority here. I have a refrigerated water filter that sits on my kitchen bench, water delivered monthly.
I first got it when living in Perth, as the change in water was too noticeable. But I've kept it all these years after moving back home! I love that I've always got fresh cold water on hand. I hate room temperature or tepid tap water and don't feel it tastes any better when kept in fridge.
We have a filter (the kind that sits on the bench). Our tap water here tastes like chlorine, bleck.
I live in Canberra and love the tap water. However we're about to move to Adelaide and I just can't stomach what's on offer there :/
Thanks for all the replies!!
Im actually surprised how many drink plain tap water
Im cautious about what is best for DD too and ive heard not to give children bottled spring water? Anyway i might just boil tap water, cool in the fridge and try that.
If it still tastes bad ill look into getting one of those Brita water filter jugs. How much are the filters for them and how often do they need changing?
Well purely from a health perspective, the different "flavours" have no bearing on how healthy the water is - if it has been deemed safe to drink, then it is safe to drink. And the flouride is better for kids than bottled, which is unflouridated (there's nothing unsafe about kids drinking bottled water, the issue is they miss out on the flouride). Note: not all tap water in Aus is flouridated. Contact your local water board to enquire.
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