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Why shouldn't I drink from a garden hose?

Do not drink from a garden hose. A garden hose is a tool that is used and stored outdoors and is generally exposed to conditions that can be harmful to humans such as:

  • Mold & bacteria
  • Lawn & garden chemicals
  • Animal waste
  • Insects
  • Stagnate Water
  • Other harmful substances