July 30, 2008
Environment: Tap Taste Test
HALF of consumers cannot taste the difference between bottled and tap water, according to a survey by consumer watchdog Which? Almost a fifth of the 3,039 people polled in the blind tasting preferred the flavour of tap water. Tap water, at an average 0.22p a litre, is 141 times cheaper than the best-selling mineral water, Evian, which costs 31p a litre in supermarkets, Which? said.
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