half the pubs are selling bottBit of a late reply as some have summed it up,but i pay enough in water rates not to drink what comes out of the tap,peckham spring comes to mind
and what about the sulphur and crap from volcano through the rockThe Uranium deposits should extend the shelf life a little!
So did he survive?Wot a load of B;;; The local water supplier here gives us an analysis each year. Friends close by use wells, but seem to be healthy ( several at 90yrs) Their wells are tested each year to find ag residuses and other polutents. So far, So good.
As for having to carry a bottle at all times to keep hydrated. Bit like needing the current handbag.
Wallace, the best water where I used to live was out of granite hills. Not unknown for radio active deposits.
Oh, and when doing a bit of white water canoeing on the Spey back in the late 60s, one of our group announced that it was OK to drink water from a stream, even if there was a dead sheep 100yds up, as the water would 'purify' it self. I told him to try that and get back and tell us, if he survived.
I grew up with lead pipes and I'm sure there weren't any residual effects, apart from the slight twitch and the nightmares, but that's nothing.I have a lead infeed and it's not killed me in 25 years.
I've always wondered about those dates on bottled water,assume its cos its been thru a mechanical process-regulations i shouldn't wonder.
So, plastic bottles.
Someone must be able to provide a real answer - from random (and not very enthusiastic) looking around over the years the closest thing to a reason I have found is that they'd prefer you to buy another bottle rather than refill with cheaper water.