Canada Says This Town's Pink Water Is Safe To Drink, But Would You Try It?
The town of Onoway, Alberta, Canada has some very bright pink water running through its pipes right now. Would you drink it? Find out more here!
According to the mayor of Onoway, Canada, last week, at some point, a valve may have been struck during a weekly filter backwash by the Public Works Department, allowing a substance called potassium permanganate into the water supply, turning tap water a hot pink color.
The various colors of water have ranged from a pale pink to a violent magenta:
Apparently, there are no health risks associated with potassium permanganate, according to Albert Health Services.
Onoway water is considered safe for consumption, as the vast majority of individuals will not experience any impacts associated with normal consumption, and no long term health risks are associated with consuming this water.
And while some people seem to trust AHS, many remain suspicious of the pink water, as you can see in this news clip below:
But now, what we want to know is...