Did you know that your local tap water is your most affordable drink when it comes to beverages? Did you also know that your tap water is continuously monitored and treated according to federal standards? It’s true! As a water agency, we are required to monitor daily and test weekly the systems that deliver water to your tap.

You might say that you like the convenience of bottled water. However, bottled water comes with a cost – both for consumers and for the environment. Bottled water is far more expensive than tap water, and it also uses many more resources to package, ship, and dispose of when the bottles are empty. These costs have many people wondering whether it’s time to lose the ubiquitous water bottle and go back to tap water.

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