Get the facts about Minneapolis tap water

Many bottled water drinkers don’t realize that they’re paying more for that water than they do for gasoline. They also don’t realize the environmental cost of the water they’re drinking, and how there’s a better choice right in their own kitchen.

Helping get these facts straight is Tap Minneapolis: a new public education effort seeking to spread the word about the value of Minneapolis tap water. There are a lot of misconceptions about our tap water, and we want everyone to know the truth so they can make informed choices for themselves and their families.

For instance, did you know:

Learn about how our tap water is better by going to the Tap Minneapolis website: www.tapmpls.com .

Funding for Tap Minneapolis comes from the City's water fund. This money, which is generated solely from the rates charged to our water customers and not taxes, cannot be used for any other purpose other than projects related to tap water.

June 24, 2009

Published Jun 24, 2009