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July 1, 2014

Pulaski Captures Title of Oswego County's Best-Tasting Drinking Water

The Village of Pulaskiregainedthe title of Oswego County's best-tasting drinking water in an informal contest held June 5 at the Oswego Farmers' Market. Six municipalwater districts took part in the 24rdannual contest.

Visitors were invited to taste samples of public drinking water and cast votes for their first and second choices. Water from the Village of Pulaski was the tasters' favorite, followed by the Town of Richland, Village of Mexico, City of Oswego, Village of Cleveland, and City of Fulton. Pulaski's water sample will be entered in a regional competition scheduled for Aug. 8 at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse. Regional finalists from around the state will compete at the New York State Fair for the state's best-tasting drinking water.

Fifty-seven people voted in theOswego County contest, which is sponsored by the Environmental Division of the Oswego County Health Department in conjunction with the New York chapter of the Water and Wastewater Education and Outreach Committee.

Chris Masuicca (pictured) and Marilyn Loughrey of the Oswego County Health Department's environmental division organized the annual best-tasting drinking water contest at the Oswego Farmers' Market. Volunteer tasters chose the Village of Pulaski's water as their favorite.

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