Is bottled water "better" than tap water?
There is no evidence to show that bottled water is better that tap water. All tap water is required to meet strict standards set by the USEPA (United Stated Environmental Protection Agency) under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

The water provided by community water systems is regularly tested for compliance with state and federal regulations, whereas bottled water suppliers do not have such stringent regulatory requirements.

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1. How hard is my water?
2. Is bottled water "better" than tap water?
3. I’ve heard about people installing filters or home treatment devices. Is that really necessary?
4. Who sets the water quality standards?
5. Why does my water sometimes have a chlorine taste and odor?
6. Why does drinking water often look cloudy when first taken from a faucet and then clear up?
7. Why is my drinking water ‘dirty’?
8. Why does dishwater or the dishwasher leave spots on glasses?