17 Oct '15, 3pm

The Surprising Reason Why New York City Tap Water is Not Vegan (and Possibly Not Kosher)

everyone! As this annual event showcases the most promising new innovations to solve local and global water issues, we took a closer look at one of our city’s most precious resources – our tasty tap water. New York City tap water has long been lauded for its crisp flavor and drinkability, but did you know that it is also home to tiny crustaceans called copepods ? The discovery of the miniature organisms – which are distant relatives of the lobster – in our drinking supply has sparked a debate about whether NYC tap water is kosher or not.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/the-surprising-reason-why-new-yo...

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