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Old 10-08-2008, 07:15 AM posted to rec.food.drink.tea
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Default Tap Water VS Bottled Water

On Aug 8, 2:06*pm, wrote:
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


Super thanks. Lol. Luckily my tap water isn't as mirky as tea,
especially in the filtered reservoir.