Originally Posted by captsteve2002
The water I drink is from Prescott, AZ. and taste very good. I have had water from San Diego, CA. that is safe to drink, but has a terrible taste, and I am not sure where San Diego is getting water to make into drinking water. When I went to school in San Diego I only drank bottle water and that was 40 years ago. I'm sure that other places have good tasting water as well as places that have bad tasting water. I don't care what it taste like when washing dishes or take a sponge bath.
We always bring some drinking water from home. On longer trips we fill up at National Parks. Their water always seems to taste great. Rarely we buy a gallon of distilled water or a case of bottled water from the grocery store. We started a recent two month trip with 4 gallons of home tap water plus 24 commercial 16oz bottles, returning home with 8 or 9 unused. We refilled the gallon jugs as we traveled trying to find isolated mountainous sources at places like Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Olympics, Big Sur, Bryce, etc. We often leave wintery Wisconsin with empty tanks as our water pump works better with liquid water rather than the frozen kind. As we head South temps rise and we fill up and tow with a full fresh water tank that is used for dishwashing, showering, flushing and toothbrushing.