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water directly from the spigot

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But Linda says she was left feeling "belittled" when her request for a glass of tap water was refused by order of the management.
American children and adolescents who do not drink tap water, which is typically fluoridated, are much more likely to have tooth decay, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
We asked our readers if they drank tap water in the UAE and unsurprisingly, 81 percent of people said they did not.
Many places only offer tap water if a customer asks - despite it being law that licensed premises must be willing to provide it.
Many restaurants only offer tap water on request, despite a legal requirement that licensed premises provide it.
Our tap water is disinfected before we drink it or use it in cooking.
The Restaurants Association of Ireland spokesman Adrian Cummins said: "Some restaurants will charge for tap water if commercial water charges increase.
It's common to read on American or European blogs about how practical and economical it is to simply drink tap water and use refillable bottles instead of buying water in plastic bottles.
Tests carried out in the early hours of Friday showed that local tap water contained 200 micrograms of benzene per liter, far exceeding the national limit of 10 micrograms per liter, Xinhua quoted to the city's environmental protection office as saying.
On an average, we drink 33 litres of bottled water annually, whether ordinary mineral, fizzy, or 'purified' tap water.
But most municipal tap water actually has a more thorough inspection for safety than bottled water," Dr.
We all need our own tap water to be tested by a laboratory, that is the only way we can know its quality," Rukshana Kausar from Liquid of Life told the Ministry of Interior's 999 magazine.
To save on bottled water we tried to make use of tap water for our coffee and tea.
Radioactive iodine beyond Japan's regulated standard was detected in tap water in a town in Fukushima Prefecture on Thursday, apparently due to the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the government said Saturday.
The "Think Outside the Bottle" campaign emphasizes the environmental benefits of returning to tap water, which include: