The City of Alcoa announced today that it was chosen the winner of the Tennessee Association of Utility Districts (TAUD) Region Two (2) Best Tasting Water Contest at the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, February 13, 2020. The TAUD Region Two consists of: Blount, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Roane, and Sevier counties.
Drinking water samples are judged on their clarity, bouquet, and taste by an impartial panel of judges.
This spring, TAUD will conduct the Best Tasting Water in Tennessee Contest in each of their eleven regions. Each regional winner will compete at the Association’s 2020 Business Conference at the Gatlinburg Convention Center on Thursday, August 13th. The statewide winner represents TAUD at the Great American Taste Test held in conjunction with the National Rural Water Association Rally in Washington DC in February of 2021.