Should The Best Tasting Water Be Bottled Water? Essay

1449 Words Jan 22nd, 2015 6 Pages
How often do you get thirty? Does a glass of water seem to do the job? The research question I am investigating is What is the preferred type of drinking water, NYC bottled water of tap water? This research question is important because we need to know whether the best tasting water is the one most people drink. This research shows the repeatability of a procedure in a different setting because this research has been done before but not with the water types I’m using and my location. In this research I will look at the impact of one type of bottled water, Poland spring and NYC tap water on taste test ranking. I plan to lay out the two different water samples, persons who are willing to participate in the experiment will be asked to taste the two samples of water and rank which they think is better tasting. The research hypothesis I will test in this experiment is as follows: The type of water bottled or tap will have a positive impact on how people rank its taste with bottled water coming out on top. The null hypothesis I will also test is, The type of water will have no impact on how people rank its taste. Another possible claim is, The type of water bottled or tap will have a positive impact on how people rank its taste with tap water coming out on top. The research hypothesis is more plausible because even though some bottled water is regular tap water sometimes it is processed to improve its taste. For this reason some would say that bottled water tastes better than…

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