Alaska Water Taste Challenge

 
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Do you treat or distribute the best water in Alaska?

Maybe you work in a community with the best water.

If you want to prove it, bring your samples to the Annual Statewide Conference!

Eligibility

  1. The Water Taste Test is open to any system represented at the conference.
  2. All systems entering must have incurred no state or federal drinking water violations (MCL, monitoring, recordkeeping, etc.) during the previous calendar year.

Requirements

  1. Personal attendance is required for the competition. If a representative from a water system will not be attending, the director of the system may appoint an alternate representative to submit their sample and attend the contest on their behalf.
  2. Two samples should sent, each in a 1-liter container. Glass containers are preferable, but utilities can use the container of their choosing. Each sample should be clearly identified
  3. Samples will be served at the provided temperature, to help the judges better judge each sample.
  4. All entries must have incurred no state or federal drinking water violations (MCL, monitoring, recordkeeping, etc.) during the previous calendar year.

Contest Judging

  1. The water taste test will be conducted by a panel will be a mix of local public figures selected as flavor profile analyzers.
  2. Samples will be judged on a 10-point scale from Good (1) to best (10).
  3. Scores will be tabulated and the winner will be announced immediately following the contest.
  4. Only the winning sample will be announced - samples will not be ranked, nor will scores be released.