5 cups water, divided
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/4 cup grated peeled fresh ginger
1 1/4 cups fresh lemon juice (about 7 large lemons)
1. Combine 1 cup water, sugar, and ginger in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, and cook 1 minute or until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool.
2. Strain ginger mixture through a sieve into a pitcher, and discard solids. Add 4 cups water and juices, and stir well.
Serve over ice, and garnish with lemon and lime slices, if desired.
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