What IS actually in the tapwater we drink, plus why you should NEVER drink pure water

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You drink it, you wash in it, but what exactly is in tapwater, and why does it taste different in different places?

In this week’s episode of Huh? Science Explained, Ellen Phiddian explores the science of water and why you should never, ever drink pure water.

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