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NYC Drinking Water under the Microscope (7 pics)

Posted in Pictures   6 Sep 2010   / 11665 views

It is said that New York tap water is delicious. But why is that? Maybe because it has plenty of tinny tiny crustaceans called copepods.

These copepods are absolutely harmless and are invisible to a naked eye. Apparently, they are added to tap water to eat mosquito larvae to keep water sources clear.

 




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samthesham 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
yikes
       
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gigantes 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
tinny tiny

"teeny" tiny.


Apparently, they are added to tap water to eat mosquito larvae to keep water sources clear.

that's friggin' awesome. i'd been wondering how municipalities deal with this issue; had just been too lazy to check, so far.
       
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severe_009 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
WOW... interesting...
Challenge breeds excellence...
       
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un visiteur 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
boild water..now..
       
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lauren 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
^4 it's not like the hydrochloric acid can't 'boil' it up for you :P
       
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rolotomasi 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Looking forward to see microscope pics of bottled water.
Why ? Cause tap water has to pass a number of quality tests, required by law even while bottled water has none of that... get my drift ?
       
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Peanut 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Tiny critters in your tea.
       
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Genge 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
OH NO GERMS!
OH WAIT,THEIR NOT GERMS? :O

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AWW LOOK HOW CUTE THEY ARE :3
       
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heywood jablowme 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Ah, so THATS why i shit in my pants after that glass of water yesterday....
       














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