Shouldn't completely clear clean water all taste the same?
I've noticed a taste difference in tap water, comparing city water and mountain tap water. If it tastes different then one is not perfect. ( I know, dumb question).
- DavidLv 59 months ago
There can be a wide range of minerals in clear clean water that will affect the taste.
- STEPHENLv 79 months ago
No way. Water can vary in taste hugely depending on what minerals are in it. For example, earlier this year I moved from Yorkshire (near Scarborough) to St Ives in Cambridgeshire. The water tastes very different.
- RICKLv 79 months ago
Difference in the taste is due to different asmounts if trace minerals
Water from a spring in limestone deposits will taste different then the waterf from a spring deep in volcanic rock even though both ard crystal clear asnd pure
- 9 months ago
The only 100% clean water you can buy is distilled. The container may affect the taste, though. Don't buy the Wal-Mart brand; we got a couple gallons that tasted like (I kid you not) motor oil.
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- CrustyCurmudgeonLv 79 months ago
No. If you read the label on a bottle of purified water (that in processing contains nothing buy dihydrogen monoxide) you will note that "minerals are added to enhance taste". The salts also control growth of organisms.
You probably wouldn't like pure water.
- Groovy_UnicornLv 79 months ago
Water from different regions has different minerals and each water treatment plant adds different things to clean the water.
- AntonLv 69 months ago
Totally clear clean water is distilled water -- 100% water. Is really yucky. Flat. Dead.
You can buy distilled water at nearly any good supermarket. Try some.
- Anonymous9 months ago
No. There are different percentages of mineral content and chemicals in different sources of perfectly clean and safe water.Source(s): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23200507
- 9 months ago
No there are still microbes and undetected chemicals
- Aster RhoidsLv 79 months ago
Depends if the water is purified