Posted by: Yogi | 2007/04/24

Is canteen water healthier than tap H20?


We have a water cooler in the office and some of the guys have been saying that drinking water from one of these water dispensers is unhealthy as no-one ever cleans the pipes on the inside.

Is canteen water unhealthy? If it is, is it a better idea to just stick with tap water.


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Remember this tap water is great and healthy. Your colleagues are correct to raise a concern - the coolers are often not cleaned and maintained and do become a health risk.

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Posted by: Teacher | 2007/04/25

Who cleans the pipes of the Tap Water,
You are best off drinking bottle water

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Posted by: mos | 2007/04/25

The canteen bottle is filled immediately only when is emplty. No chance is made to clean it or b4 is empty. so its not clean go 4 tap water.

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