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Tap Water or Bottled Water?

One of the questions asked by SAKURA HOUSE residents when they move in is: is it safe to drink tap water? The answer is a resounding yes! Before bottled water came on the market, people used to drink tap water.  (Our family dogs and cats also drank tap water. They lived long and healthy lives.) Bottled water or mineral water was relatively unknown until about twenty years ago or so. Due to modern technology, the quality and the taste of tap water in major cities including Tokyo improved dramatically in the 1990s. And yet, people seem to buy bottled water based on the assumption that it tastes better than tap water. Does it? According to an extensive survey conducted […]