There are a lot of cool small steps to take when discovering Michigan, and one of the most interesting is in Norway, Michigan, just past the Wisconsin border, by making a stop along US two to the Norway spring. From afar, the spring looks like a simple rock structure that’s been fashioned into a water fountain of sorts.

But when you get close to it, you realize that there is an actual Michigan historical landmark that commemorated the spot after a mining company inadvertently, created a well that led to amazing tasting water, and has been a source of drinking water ever since, according in a post in Lost In Michigan:

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This artesian spring along US-2 flows all year long and has been providing a source of drinking water for a long time. In 1903 Oliver Mining Company was searching for iron ore and drilled a hole about a thousand foot deep. The hole cuts several steeply dipping porous strata that trap water at higher elevations to the north. The difference in elevation creates the pressure in an artesian well.


Artesian Spring In Norway, Michigan Has Drinkable Water

It's crazy to me that something this natural is pumping out drinkable water straight from the earth, and according to the original poster, he said this water is unmatched:

I stopped along my journey and filled up an empty water bottle that I had in my Jeep. I gotta say it is the best tasting water that I have ever had. If you are ever passing through Norway be sure to bring a few jugs to fill up with water.

Have you ever tried this water and can you confirm it's the best you've ever had?

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