Traditionally, the pot water (मटके का पानी) is good for the throat and in comparison to cold fridge water, it would have been far more beneficial for the body. You may have noticed that your family member recommend drinking only water pot so you do not get sick.
If you often get problem like cold, cough and sore throat, it is felt that it is not good for you to drink water from the pot.
It is very important that the stored water should first boil and filtrate. Allow to cool the water naturally. When the water reaches room temperature, then you can keep collecting it in the pot or jug.
Jar get together in the dregs quickly, so Keep your pot or jug disinfected. After every use would be nice if you clean pot, dry and then fill it with water.