Pop Quiz - is this water safe to drink??
The details are in the video. You should have all the information you need to make a decision.
This reply is one of the best answers I have seen in a long time - well said.Some good points made like tads can and often do live and reproduce in chemically polluted waters (we have plenty of three legged frogs in these parts). Also I see someone mentioned boiling for 10min which is unnecessary here is why boiling only kills bacterial contamination and that is accomplished at temps between 160-170F for 30min or just a few minutes at 195F and once the water boils (212F) it is ready to drink immediately as far as bacterial contamination.....................
Wow, that was you in the vid?This reply is one of the best answers I have seen in a long time - well said.
About 200 feet on the other side of the ditch, the same direction I was looking while filming the video was a nice creek running between 2 hills.