Is it safe to drink from my garden hose?

No. The chemicals in a standard garden hose may leach into the water. It is also important that water left in the hose does not inadvertently, through backpressure or back-siphonage, return into a house fixture such as the kitchen faucet. 

The installation of an inexpensive hose bib vacuum breaker will protect against back-siphonage. Hose bib vacuum breakers can be purchase at your local hardware or plumbing supply store. The most foolproof way to avoid backflow from the hose is to disconnect the hose from the house when not in use. Food grade plastic hoses are available and often used in recreational vehicles or boats

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1. I moved into a new home and I am not sure about the building’s plumbing. Is there a way I can tell if the water quality at my faucet is as high-quality as the water provided by the FKAA to the meter?
2. Why is my water cloudy and what does it mean to have “air in the line”?
3. What makes ice cubes cloudy?
4. What are the drinking water standards?
5. How long can I store drinking water?
6. How often is my water tested?
7. Is it safe to drink from my garden hose?
8. What is the difference between precautionary and mandatory boil water notices?