The Gulp War

Too many towns in West Virginia don’t have access to clean, safe drinking water, so Berkeley Springs seems like an odd place to hold an international water tasting competition. Nevertheless, the competition is going strong after nearly three decades, and is now billed as “the Academy Awards of Water.”

Check out this first hand account from a water judge, as he takes the plunge and evaluates over a hundred different waters submitted by cities, towns and bottlers from around the globe.  He also learns about why water is becoming increasingly more precious.

[The Eater]