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Looking For Maine's Best Drinking Water? Go North

CARIBOU, Maine - A panel of judges says the best tasting water in the state of Maine can be found at its northern edge.The Aroostook County city of Caribou has won an annual water taste testing competition. The contest is hosted by the Maine Rural Water Association.
 
The winning water was from the Aroostook County Action Program Child and Family Center in Caribou, which is located near the border with New Brunswick, Canada.
 
The Caribou water will now represent the state in a national taste test that takes place in Washington, D.C., in February.
 
There was also a non-disinfected water category, which was won by Point Sebago of Casco.