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Old 08-08-2008, 10:06 PM posted to
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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

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