Janesville wins state competition for best-tasting water

A Rock County community has the best-tasting tap water in the state.

Janesville was the winner of the state’s best-tasting water competition put on by the Wisconsin Section of the American Water Works Association (WIAWWA).

Winner of @WIAWWA Best Tasting Water Competition is @City_Janesville #news3now pic.twitter.com/Z6GKudStFy

— Mark Schilling NEWS3 (@Area_Photog) September 11, 2019

The association represents over 900 members of the drinking water industry in Wisconsin, according to a release provided by the WIAWWA.

Judges sampled tap water from around the state at the Monona Terrace in Madison Wednesday morning. They carefully examined the taste, smell and appearance of each entry.

This is the 34th year for the competition.

Past winners include:

2018 – Madison
2017 – Arcadia
2016 – Green Bay
2015 – Wisconsin Rapids
2014 – Arcadia

Water these people doing? They’ re tasting several samples of water for the Best Tasting Water Competition at the #WIAWWA Annual Conference and Expo #news3now pic.twitter.com/GGJFgdwJPE

— Mark Schilling NEWS3 (@Area_Photog) September 11, 2019

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