The Famous Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting

The 23rd annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting was held in the spa town of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia The event is the largest water tasting competition in the world, according to organizers.

At the event  11 judges spent hours tasting and selecting from among 82 waters from 21 U.S. states and 10 foreign countries. There were 32 municipal waters — straight from the tap — from a dozen states, as well as Canada, South Korea and Thailand.

Here are the winners:

Best Municipal Water 2013

1. Emporia, Kansas
2. Independence, Missouri
3. Greenwood, British Columbia, Canada
4. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and Clearbrook, British Columbia, Canada (tie)
5. Keremeos, British Columbia, Canada

Best Bottled Water 2013

1. Canadian Gold Artesian Water (Marchand, Manitoba, Canada)
2. Agana Rainwater (Buda, Texas)
3. Denton Spring Water (North East, Maryland)
4. Eldorado Natural Spring Water (Eldorado, Colorado)
5. Kiowata (Longford, Kansas)

Best Sparkling Water 2013

1. Touch Sparkling Mineral Water (Marchand, Manitoba, Canada) and Celvik Dobri Kiseljak (Tesanj, Bosnia) (tie)
2. American Summits Natural Spring Water (Clark, Wyoming)
3. Puyehue (Osono, Chile)
4. Antipodes (Whakatane, New Zealand) and Jackson Springs Natural Premium Spring Water (Manitoba, Canada) (tie)

Best Packaging 2013

1. Lumen (Dallas, Texas)
2. Puyehue (Osono, Chile)
3. Bling H2O (Hollywood, California)
4. Antipodes (Whakatane, New Zealand)
5. American Summits Natural Spring Water (Clark, Wyoming)

Best Purified Drinking Water 2013

1. Rain Fresh Oxygen-Rich Purified Water (Garland, Texas)
2. Greenwood Gold, (Greenwood, British Columbia, Canada)
3. Indigo H2O (Elkhart, Indiana)
4. Berkeley Springs Purified Water (Berkeley Springs, West Virginia)
5. Bar H2O (Richmond, Michigan)

Source: CNN Travel.