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Oklahoma City wins 'Best of the Best' Tap Water Taste Test at ACE13

June 12, 2013
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The American Water Works Association announced Tuesday that Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust has won the annual “Best of the Best” Tap Water Taste Test.

The event, composed of regional winners from water-tasting competitions across North America, was held at AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition in Denver, Colo.

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The Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust delivers tap water to more than 200,000 homes and businesses, and more than 20 nearby communities and water districts everyday through a system of more than 3,200 miles of underground pipes. This is the second time the utility has won the title of "Best of the Best."

Second place in the competition was a tie between the City of International Falls, Minn., and Northeast Sammamish Sewer and Water District, Sammaamish, Wash. The People’s Choice award winner, as determined by the conference attendees, was Louisville Water Company, Louisville, Ky.

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