Bottled water is so expensive. The tap water is safe to drink in almost all areas of the country. (Check the government reports on your local water tests). I keep a jug of tap water in the refrigerator so it's always cold and I use lots of ice. I always carry a refillable plastic bottle of ice water whenever I step foot out of the house. Water is included with our rent, so I'm saving "buckets" of money by drinking tap water instead of bottled water.
I add a splash of lemon or lime juice for flavor most of the time.
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I love cold water too but when I have to make sure I get 8 x 8 oz glasses in a day, I drink tap water that's just above room temperature. Your stomach will tolerate it better and it's easier to drink more water faster.274
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