Re: NANFA-- Changing water while dishwasher is running

Sajjad Lateef (
Mon, 17 Nov 2003 20:07:19 -0800 (PST)

There is a standard drinking water filter under the kitchen
sink. That ought to help some.

The cold water supply is too cold to work with for any extended
amount of time ... It comes in at about 40F - 50F.

--- wrote:
> I am surprised you use water from your hot water tap at all. Hot
> water is
> usually full of metallic contaminates. That is why you should never
> drink water
> from the hot water faucet. You can actually get poisoned by hot water
> if you
> drink it regularly. People who use it to make coffee, tea or other
> beverages
> have come down with heavy metal poisoning. I would think it would be
> bad for fish
> as well.


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