Is the water safe for usage & consumption?

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A tourist was recently found dead in the supply tank of Hotel Cecil when guests complained about low water pressure. However, the water sampled from the tank was pronounced safe for drinking by authorities. But is it? Turi, Paula and water quality expert Neal Deacon (of Intelligent Plumbing) discuss.

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Authorities gathered on the roof of the Cecil Hotel following the discovery of a body in the hotel’s water tank. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)