Got rust? This oxidized iron occurs naturally in some drinking water sources and can also come from old, corroded pipes. While it may look and taste unpleasant, the reddish-brown liquid is not a threat to your health.
Do you really need to drink eight glasses of water a day to prevent dehydration and stay healthy? No one knows where this myth came from originally. But today, this claim is often made by (no surprise) the bottled water industry.