Apr 17, 2017

City of Carrollton Wins Georgia Tap Water Taste Test

The city is now eligible to participate in the nationwide Best of the Best tap water taste test at ACE17

georgia tap water taste test carrollton jekyll island

Water and wastewater operators from around the state of Georgia gathered April 11 and 12 for the 2017 Georgia Association of Water Professionals Spring Conference & Expo on Jekyll Island.

In the annual taste test competition, the city of Carrollton, Ga., triumphed over dozens of other competitors to be named “Best Drinking Water in the State,” and is now eligible to enter the American Water Works Assn.’s annual Best of the Best national tap water taste test competition at ACE17 in Philadelphia in June. Judges tasted the top six entries in the final round of competition during a break between conference sessions. Judges, selected from convention guests and exhibitors, included Peter Johns, Wiedeman and Singleton Inc.; Donnell Duncan, Utility Service Co. Inc.; Terry Shaw, exhibitor; Keisha Thorpe, Peachtree City Water and Sewer Authority; and Jesse Hornsby, city of Blythe, Ga.