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Old 08-08-2008, 10:06 PM posted to rec.food.drink.tea
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Default Tap Water VS Bottled Water

On Fri, 8 Aug 2008 12:40:40 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

What's the cleanest (from the harmful crap like bacteria/lead/etc)
bottled water anyone? Bay area tap water has high counts of bacteria &
floride. And is it true a simple UV light will kill 99.9% of bacteria
in a gallon of water? TIA.


I saw a UV light, SteriPENN, that fits in a pocket and will kill even
viruses. It's at

http://www.rei.com/product/761905

Problem is, though, the water has to be clear or any particulates,
such as tea, will cause "shadowing" that prevents the UV from working.

bookburn