Originally Posted by JRD761
Where are the bypass valves at?
If you use the bypass it will allow hot water back to the tank of potable water if you do that don't drink the water from the fresh water tank.
This is the answer from google!
Is it safe to drink water from a hot water heater?
However, assuming a well-functioning water heater that is not set to an inappropriate low temperature, the major safety issue with using hot tap water for cooking or drinking is not bacteria, but other dissolved substances. ... From the CDC: "In all situations, drink or cook only with water that comes out of the tap cold.