Category: GAWTT

Oklahoma Town Wins Best Tasting Water in the Nation

Washington, D.C. – Tahlequah Public Works Authority, located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, claims the 2019 title of America’s best tasting drinking water at the 20th Anniversary of the Great American Water Taste Test, held on February 6, 2019 in Washington, D.C. as part of the Rural Water Rally. City of Clay Center of Nebraska won the… Read more »

Registration Open for NRWA’s 2018 Rural Water Rally

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association opened registration, today, for the 2018 Rural Water Rally, which will be held Feb. 5-7 in Washington, D.C . Registration, housing and other rally information is available at The Rural Water Rally brings utility system representatives to Capitol Hill to support funding for infrastructure, training and… Read more »

Aspen Pines, Wyo. Named Nation’s Best Tasting Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With a wide smile Mike Hoeft, a Water System Operations Specialist from Aspen Pines Water and Sewer District in Wyoming, walked to the stage and accepted the Gold Medal award for the Nation’s best-tasting water at the Great American Water Taste Test on Feb. 8. The Taste Test is held annually as… Read more »

Glenbrook, Nev. Named Best Tasting Water in the Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With a cheer of celebration, officials from the Glenbrook Water Cooperative in Glenbrook, Nev. walked to the stage to accept the Gold Medal Award at the Great American Water Taste Test. Glenbrook was selected by a panel of judges at the GAWTT finals at noon on Feb. 10 in Washington D.C. The… Read more »

Watch the Great American Water Taste Test live at Noon Eastern

NRWA will stream the Great American Water Taste Test Live from Washington D.C. at Noon Eastern. Viewers can watch the stream on this page or by Clicking Here. A recording of the event should be available immediately after the stream is completed. Viewers will also have access to a live chat feature that allows them… Read more »

Easthampton, Mass has nation’s best tasting water

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Easthampton Water Department from Easthampton, Mass. won the gold medal for best tasting water and the 16th annual Great American Water Taste Test, held as part of the Rural Water Rally on February 11th in Washington, D.C. “I’m really proud of this,” Tom Newton, supervisor of Easthampton Water Works, told ABC… Read more »

Curtis, Neb. wins 2014 water taste test

2014 GAWTT Winners

WASHINGTON, D. C. – Water from Curtis, Neb. was named the best tasting in the nation at the 2014 Great American Water Taste Test, held on February 12th in Washington, D.C. Stansbury Park, Utah won the silver medal and Callaway County Public Service District 2 in Fulton, Mo. won the bronze. Shenandoah, Va. and Point… Read more »

Prairie du Sac wins taste test; almost skipped competition

PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. – The staff of the Prairie du Sac water system watched the live video feed of the Great American Water Taste test, not even knowing they had made the five finalists. By the end of the ceremony, the Wisconsin village’s water had been judged the nation’s best-tasting. “It was a good… Read more »