only was Duluth's water recently voted best tasting in Minnesota, this
University of Florida study indicates that Duluth has the best fresh
water availability in the country. In fact, we set the standard with a
score of 100 - only two other cities scored better than 50, and over
half of the 225 cities have a score less than 1.
advantage is Lake Superior, but this study also takes into account the
robustness of our water system, and the ability to reliably deliver to
We are blessed with this tremendous resource -
may we never take it for granted. In the next 20 years the futures of
entire metro areas will be put in question because of the lack of
reliable fresh water.
So pour yourself a glass of Minnesota's
best tasting and America's most abundant fresh water and give thanks for
the blessing of this amazing natural resource that we all enjoy
straight from the tap.
-Duluth Mayor Don Ness