The best tasting drinking water in the US?

Tahlequah, Okla., utility takes the title of America's best tasting drinking water at the 20th Anniversary of the Great American Water Taste Test.

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Ww Water Taste TestNrwaL-R: Jimmy E. Seago, Deputy CEO of Oklahoma Rural Water Association; Bill Sims, President of Oklahoma Rural Water Association; and Robert Moore, Oklahoma National Director for National Rural Water Association.

WASHINGTON, DC, FEB 7, 2019 -- Tahlequah Public Works Authority, a rural water utility that dates back to 1970 and serves 7,500 connections in its community in

Tahlequah, Oklahoma, earned the 2019 title of America's best tasting drinking water at the 20th Anniversary of the Great American Water Taste Test, held on February 6, 2019 in Washington, D.C. as part of the Rural Water Rally.

A total of 42 entries from all over the United States were tested during the event.

The silver medal winner was Douglas County Utilities, Montana System of Minden, Nevada; with City of Clay Center of Nebraska receiving the Bronze Medal.

Judges rated each water sample based on its clarity, bouquet and taste, according to the National Rural Water Association.

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