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4:43 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Listen: Does South Florida's Water Taste Funny?

Why does South Florida water taste funny? Or at least you think so.
Why does South Florida water taste funny? Or at least you think so.
Credit Cyndi Calhoun / Creative Commons/Flickr

How would you describe the flavor of water? The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle said it "tends to be tasteless." But you probably didn't feel that way when you tried the tap water outside your hometown. Why does water taste so different within the U.S., even within your own state?

Find out why Florida relies more on salty water than the rest of the country.