Is the tap water in Brooklyn safe to drink?

Asked by Trulia Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY Mon Feb 18, 2013

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Arthur.s, , Brooklyn, NY
Mon Feb 18, 2013
NYC in general has one of the highest standards of water testing! Year to year, ranks very well. However, be sure to let water run for at least 10 seconds, the piping is still old throughout NYC, so there might be lead and what not.
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Luke Constan…, Agent, Brooklyn, NY
Mon Feb 18, 2013
I drink it and I don't have a third eye growing out of my forehead ... lol!

Brooklyn tap water not only tastes great, NYC Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) rigorously tests the city's tap water and reports their findings to the public annually.

I remember a few years back our tap water was blind taste tested againt Perrier bottled water from France...

They may have the best champagne in the world, but yes, our tap water beat Perrier.

Luke Constantino
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261 4th Avenuue, Brooklyn NY 11215
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