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Old 04-10-2013, 09:22 AM   #16
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The water from the water fountains (not the CS machines) in the MK is nasty!! At least the one in the circle area in front of the castle
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:23 AM   #17
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So glad to hear I'm not the only one who thinks the water is worse in the Magic Kingdom area! I always thought I was imagining things! But it seems like anytime we stay in a MK area resort, its just slightly nastier than other parts of the resort. I wonder if that part of the park in on a separate water system or something.
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:30 AM   #18
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I have noticed a difference even inside of MK. Tomorrowland water is much worse than Frontierland. Maybe it's just me. In fact, I would think it all is from the same system. Maybe they use a different filtering system.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:00 AM   #19
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Has anyone ever bought a water bottle with a brita type filter in it? I saw them at Target and was wondering if that would take care of the smell.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:03 AM   #20
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Has anyone ever bought a water bottle with a brita type filter in it? I saw them at Target and was wondering if that would take care of the smell.
We use these and they're great. No smell and the water tastes normal.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:27 AM   #21
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There have been a couple fountains in WDW that tasted horrible, but we get ice water in the parks all the time and have had very few taste problems.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:40 AM   #22
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Yeah wouldn't do water fountains but all CS will give you bug cup ice water.. If your worried about taste bring one of those Mio flavor in handing bottles they are small & go a long way!

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Old 04-10-2013, 10:58 AM   #23
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We always do a combo of collapsible water bottle with built in britta filter and mio drops and it seems to do the trick. :
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Old 04-10-2013, 01:54 PM   #24
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We agree we buy water, much tastier. Not the worst I've ever tasted but close.

Worst is the places where they put too much chlorine in the water so drinking it tastes like taking a swallow out of a swimmingpool
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Old 04-10-2013, 01:57 PM   #25
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Has anyone ever bought a water bottle with a brita type filter in it? I saw them at Target and was wondering if that would take care of the smell.
We use them too and love them. Takes care of it for me, and I am PICKY about how things taste!
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:14 PM   #26
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I always bring my stainless steel thermos with me to WDE.

I go to the ice machine, fill the thermos, and then go back to my room and fill the thermos up with water from the tap. I have also used the ice and water from the drink stations at the resorts as well. Then I would have ice cold water all day, even when the water was gone the ice would eventually melt to create more water.

It always had a slight funny taste to it. I thought it was the stainless steel bottle reacting with the cold ice and water. Maybe it wasn't the bottle and it's actually the water?

Either way, it doesn't bother me enough to not drink it and save money.

The water in Disneyland on the other hand had me the the washroom. Not fun. I bring my own bottled water from home when I go to DL. Way cheaper and better for my digestive system.
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:21 PM   #27
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I refuse to carry a water bottle around all day. I have no issues at all drinking the water in the parks, at the fountains/bubblers (whatever you want to call them!!!). Is it the very best tasting water in the world? No, but it hasn't killed me yet. And when I go in the hotter/humid months, I won't spend upwards of $10 a day on bottled water!!!
Amen! That's my position, too. I drink a lot of water and am fine with the WDW water.
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:26 PM   #28
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http://www.directive21.com/products/...-water-bottle/ Get these, you really could drink water from the lagoon with these. I have these for emergency preparedness and I know many missionaries who take them with them to third world countries.
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:24 PM   #29
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Ever since I was a kid, the water at MK has caused physical illness. Our first trip as an adult, I thought I might have outgrown it but, nope, it still gives my tummy aches and nausea. I don't have a sensitive stomach normally but I have never had any issues once I started sticking with bottled water.
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:32 PM   #30
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I hate the water in Florida - I can't even drink fountain drinks there because I can totally taste the off taste!
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