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Generally, tap water in the US is drinkable. You can read the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act for how it is regulated. So, yes, it is usually safe to use tap water for drinking, brushing your teeth, etc. It does happen that water that should be safe is not. In this case, a warning is issued once the issue is discovered. There will be public notices until ...


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Virtually all municipal water systems in the United States provide clean and safe drinking water. Water supplies are regulated by the government and must be tested regularly. Water safety problems are generally well publicized, often national news if they are significant, and emergency notices are issued if a rare temporary situation, such as a water main ...



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