Janesville wins state competition for best-tasting water

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MADISON, Wis. - A Rock County community has the best-tasting tap water in the state.

Janesville was the winner of the state's best-tasting water competition put on by the Wisconsin Section of the American Water Works Association (WIAWWA).

The association represents over 900 members of the drinking water industry in Wisconsin, according to a release provided by the WIAWWA.

Judges sampled tap water from around the state at the Monona Terrace in Madison Wednesday morning. They carefully examined the taste, smell and appearance of each entry.

This is the 34th year for the competition.

Past winners include:

2018 - Madison

2017 - Arcadia

2016 - Green Bay

2015 - Wisconsin Rapids

2014 - Arcadia