If my immune system is compromised, what should I drink?

If you are infected with HIV, have AIDS, are a cancer patient, are taking immunosuppressive drugs after a transplant or were born with a weakened immune system, you need to discuss this matter with your doctor. If you have been advised to boil your water, bring it to a rolling boil for one minute (three minutes at higher altitudes). This includes water for cooking, drinking, brushing teeth, washing food and so on. Any water you might swallow should be boiled.

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1. Can I tell if my drinking water is safe to drink just by looking at it, tasting it, or smelling it?
2. If my immune system is compromised, what should I drink?
3. How can I conserve water?
4. Do the water meters transmit at all times?
5. Do the water meters transmit to other meters in the neighbourhood?
6. How are the water meters read?
7. How do I get my water connection turned off?
8. How do I pay my water bill?
9. People swim and boat in our water source. Should I be concerned?
10. What is Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)?
11. What is the definition of safe water? Why is it called potable water?
12. What style of water meters are used?
13. When I'm working in the yard, I'm tempted to drink from the garden hose. Is this safe?