Illustration for article titled The Surprising Science in a Single Drop of Regular Ol Tap Water

Tap water: we drink it, we bathe in it, we wash our clothes and dishes with it, and we cook with it. We probably take it for granted. But delivering clean, safe water to every kitchen and bathroom in America is no easy task, as Wired explains in this eye-opening little explanation into the secret life of tap water.

So the next time you open up the tap for a cool glass of water, think for a second about all the things coming out of the faucet. There's more than meets the eye. [Wired]


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