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How do i know if i have city or well water? adult content

i know i know ask landlord but this is my moms place and she doesnt know either soooo.....gosh i probably sound stupid but dont u have to have a private well in yard or something to have well water? Oh and i live in the city so...city water? im boiling water for my baby bc i dont know if we have city or well water....hey at least im being safe about it and not saying"ahh what the hell" excuse my language and thanks :)

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:12 PM on Jun. 16, 2011 in Home & Garden

Answers (11)
  • is a water bill being paid
    letstalk747

    Answer by letstalk747 at 11:15 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • Call the water bureau, they can tell you.
    Kathy675

    Answer by Kathy675 at 11:15 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • yea
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 11:16 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • If you live in the city then you have city water. Do you see any wells anywhere near your home?
    lady-J-Rock

    Answer by lady-J-Rock at 11:21 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • You would be responsible for the upkeep of the well if that was the case.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 11:35 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • If you are in the city, probably city water. They are reaching it everywhere. I live in the country and have city water. If you had well water, you would see a pump somewhere in your yard. A bill will have to be paid with city water. And if you are boiling water for your baby, realize that some day they will have to drink that water and if you don't get their bodies used to it, you can cause them problems. Boiling the water isn't really going to take out all of the bad stuff and you are killing the good bacteria that is necessary to kill the bad bacteria in your body. I know, sounds disgusting and confusing, but we do need the good bacteria.
    attap5

    Answer by attap5 at 9:23 AM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • Water bill= city water
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 12:07 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • Is there a water meter in the yard or a well pump house??

    Most likely you have city water since you live in city limits. And if you have a water bill - you have city water and not a well. You don't have a water bill with a well - just an increased electric bill to run the well pump.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 6:09 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • If you are paying for your water you are getting it through the city or municipality.
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 6:32 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • It's already been answered but yea if you get a bill and live in the city then you have city water!
    justme782

    Answer by justme782 at 7:38 PM on Jun. 17, 2011

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