questionsdo you filter your water?

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meh, here in the US we have one of the best and safest (on average) drinking water supplies in the world. Our fridge has a filter for the water and ice, but I'm just as happy drinking tap water.

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Fridge water & ice - filtered. Also, I drink bottled water - though it is Perrier.

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Depends on where I am.
In the US, I filter for taste. At home I drink water filtered from my refrigerator although I will drink it from the tap. But the taste isn't great. In Florida, I always drink filtered water as I really don't like the taste of the water. But in Colorado, I'll drink water straight from the tap with no problem.

In other countries, it depends upon the safety of the water. In Mexico, Belize and India, I drank only filtered or bottled water due to health concerns. It may not be that the water itself is bad. Often times it's the pipes that are bad, old, cracked, full of lead, etc. and that leads to contaminated water. When I was in Israel, our guide recommended not drinking the tap water in Tiberias, so I filtered or boiled my drinking water (love those tea pots they often have in hotel rooms). When we moved to a hotel in Jerusalem, we were told the water was safe to drink, so I drank from the tap with no problems.

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Yeah no special filter for me as others have said. I typically drink in from the refrigerator filter. Also agree that the filter is mostly for taste.

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I have a reverse osmosis system at my house, but only because of our well water needs to be softened w/ salt & I don't want to be drinking all that salt.

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Always. We have a filter on the refrigerator that filters the ice and water and we have an under-the-sink system for filtered water through the faucet.

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I generally filter for taste, though I do use tap as long as I'm not drinking it alone (i.e. cooking or mixed drinks).

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We have great water, where I live. I soften it, though, and filter through the fridge. The water we get is better than a lot of bottled water (e.g., Arrowhead tastes like 'dead' water). Love it!

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I have a Pur filter pitcher, it's what I drink from so does my cat. I use it in recipes but not if I'm boiling the crap out of it like in pasta or eggs.

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Yes.
Five micron filter to keep out the dirt in the water.
After 2000-3000 gallons my filter needs changing because it blocks water flow. It will have a thick layer of silt and crud.

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Yes, because otherwise for some reason our water has an almost metallic taste to it.

...Metal doesn't taste very good!

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Filtered for the taste. Water that tastes like a swimming pool sucks for making coffee and tea :/

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We use a reverse osmosis system in our home. No florine is entering my stomach!

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I don't actively make a point to, but the fridge does so why not.

I don't drink a lot of water, though.

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I grew up drinking well water that was the best!!

We always drink filtered water in my current location for taste because we get a lot of sediment. I cook with it too if I don't need a huge amount, but for boiling pasta or something like that I would just use tap water. We installed an Aquasana under-sink filter last summer and I am very happy with it. The only problem we have had is that the first set of filters we got appeared to "clog up" after around 4 months instead of lasting 6 months, which is the company recommendation for changing filters. They sent me a new set for free and we have been using them since early December. Now we are just waiting to see how long they last this time!

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Yes, but only filter for taste. They love chlorinating the water here, and double chlorinate as well as adding chloramines to "flush" the system.

That reminds me that I also filter because of my fish tanks, reptile water supplies and also for our cats and dogs.

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I drink bottled but cook with tap water. After reading @tpscan and @alpayton I think it's time I look into filters. Thanks for opening my eyes!