[VIDEO] The Three-Month Long Process of How You Get Clean Tap Water in New York City

We already know that New York City tap water is some of the best in the world, but how does it get here so clean? Furthermore, how does it serve the needs of 8.5 million residents who pull over a billion gallons a day? In this interesting 2014 video from the New York Times, see exactly how the three-month-long process of getting our tap water from upstate works.

It is the gold standard of urban water supplies. The New York City watershed was assembled during the 20th century, and the system’s underground aqueducts are considered an engineering marvel.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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