Tuesday, July 03, 2007

St Louis Best Tap Water

I thought it was San Francisco with its Hetch Hetchy supply, but they didn’t even make the top ten.

St. Louis has best-tasting tap water
6/29/2007 1:59:15 PM

LOS ANGELES — The city of St. Louis has new bragging rights: It has the best-tasting city water in the nation.

Hundreds of mayors from around the United States who attended the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 75th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles from June 22-26 were judges of the Best Tasting City Water in America, according to a June 25 press release.

Five finalists — Anaheim, CA; Colorado Springs, CO; Long Beach, CA; St. Louis, MO; and Toledo, OH — were selected from the 93 contest entrants and tested for taste, clarity and aroma.

In addition to bragging rights, the city of St. Louis won a cash award of $15,000.

The following 10 cities received an honorable mention:

• Arvada, CO
• Beverly Hills, CA
• Dubuque, IA
• Green Bay, WI
• Lansing, MI
• Northbrook, IL
• Philadelphia, PA
• San Jose, CA
• Sugar Land, TX
• Tallahassee, FL