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Old 12-29-2012, 09:04 PM   #1
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Hey all!

First time brewer, first time poster.

I get the water for my home from a spring. The water is filtered and run through a UV system which removes 99.9% of bacteria. Do you think I need to boil my top off water or the water I use to rinse sanitized equipment? Could I get away with just sanitizing the nozzle of the faucet? Thanks for the help!

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Old 12-29-2012, 10:40 PM   #2
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If it comes out of your faucet 99.9% sterile, then you're fine. But if it is sterilized, then is piped through your house to the faucet, i would boil it first.

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Old 12-29-2012, 11:21 PM   #3
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If it comes out of your faucet 99.9% sterile, then you're fine. But if it is sterilized, then is piped through your house to the faucet, i would boil it first.
It's sterilized upon entering the home, but it does travel through copper pipes before it gets to the faucet. Thanks for the advice!
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