Posts by Tap Water Truth

Well Water Needs To Be Tested Annually

Water quality is everyone’s responsibility. The Water Quality Association (WQA) has issued a statement about well water quality tests, reminding people that, “homeowners, not government, are responsible for contaminant checks.” This means that water that tastes and smells fine should still be tested for chemicals, toxins, and contaminants at least once a year. Wells are prone…

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Detroit Schools Ditch Drinking Water

Detroit’s public schools have shut off their drinking water. 16 of 24 recently inspected public schools in Detroit tested high for both lead and copper, prompting school officials to make the decision to shut off drinking water supplies throughout the district. The water test results lead to the drinking water 106 schools being shut off…

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3M Water Contamination Woes Continue

Just because we’ve talked about it doesn’t mean it’s over. In what St. Paul’s Pioneer Press calls “a game of environmental whack-a-mole,” Washington County officials have continued this summer to find lethal toxins flowing through area city’s water supplies. In the shadow of the recent settlement with 3M, where they agreed to pay out $850M…

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Tiny Town – Big Water Problem

The tiny town of Coates, Minnesota, with a population barely over 160 people, is a pollution hot spot in Dakota County. It’s a problem that can’t be ignored any longer. Read the full article here. At Tap Water Truth, we could literally post these types of stories all day long; stories that tell of toxic…

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Elon Musk Can’t Save Everyone…

We’ve all watched the drama unfold over the years in Flint, Michigan. Terrible water. Slow response. Serious risk. It woke many of us up for the first time that we aren’t paying attention to the toxins in our water nearly as much as we should. We also discovered that we can’t blindly trust cities’ efforts…

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Why We’re Here

Tap Water Truth – Why We’re Here. When it comes to selecting a water treatment solution or water filter for your home, the possibilities are endless. Some water treatment companies tell you it’s a good idea. Some tell you it’s absolutely essential. Many tell you they’re the best. Consider how fortunate we are to live in…

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Debunking Disinfection Myths…Continued

Let the Myth Debunking Continue! At Tap Water Truth, we are passionate about making sure people know the truth about the water they drink, cook with, bathe in, and use in their appliances. So any time we find good information, we want to pass it along. Check out this article about UV disinfection. It’s worth…

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Debunking Disinfection Myths

Water treatment isn’t a one-size-fits-all conversation. Different toxins need different treatment. And some chemicals have built up resistance to traditional treatment solutions. Check out this article that breaks down the myths of water treatment.

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Lead in our Drinking Water

Is there lead in your water? When you take a drink of water, the last thing you want to do is think, “What’s in this?” In order to have a good grasp on what’s in your water, and whether you have lead content in your water, we need to understand how it gets there. The…

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