How Clean Is Your Tap Water?

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GOOD Magazine reminds us that tap water may look clear and safe, but there could be a lot of nasty gunk hiding in there—and oftentimes it's legal. They've listed the top five cleanest and dirtiest U.S. water utilities. Among the cleanest: Arlington Water (Fort Worth, Texas) and Providence Water (Providence, Rhode Island) and, drum roll, the dirtiest: Emerald Coast Water Utility (Pensacola, Florida), City of Riverside Public Utilities (Riverside, California), and Las Vegas Valley Water District (Las Vegas). To check the safety of your faucet water, go here.

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