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Barium

Why's it in our water?

Wastewater, discharge of drilling wastes; discharge from metal refineries; and erosion of natural deposits

Potential Risks

Blood pressure and gastrointestinal problems, muscle weakness, and damage to the nervous and circulatory systems

Cadmium
Mercury
Lead
Copper
Aluminum
Radium
Arsenic
Fluoride
Chlorine
Nitrates
Hormones
Trihalomethanes (THMs)

Your City's Water

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The EPA's List of Water Contaminants

For those who are passionate about water...
Each of these can be effectively filtered from your water.

Water Words

Check out this glossary of water related terms...so you can know what we mean when we say what we say.

3M and Toxic Water: Woodbury Continues It’s Fight against Toxins

By Tap Water Truth | March 5, 2020

3M’s Impact on Twin Cities Water Supplies Continues to be Felt On February 3rd of 2020, a 7th well in Woodbury, MN was shut down due to the presence of PFAS (an abbreviated version of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in the water. Decades ago, 3M dumped materials that contained these PFAS chemicals into city waste…

3M and Toxic Water: The High Price of Innovation

By Tap Water Truth | January 27, 2020

The Fallout of Forever Chemicals in Woodbury Minnesota In the early 2000’s, 3M stopped production of PFAS chemicals, also known as “Forever Chemicals.” These toxins, used by 3M since the early 1950’s, were manufactured for products such as stain repellents and nonstick cookware. They are durable and useful for a variety of purposes. They also…

Forever Chemicals – They’re Everywhere and They’re Not Going Away

By Tap Water Truth | January 23, 2020

Advancements in technology and manufacturing are not without their ripple effects throughout our world. Manmade chemicals, known as “forever chemicals,” have come out of the innovations of manufacturing. These chemicals are technically known as perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). They have a bio-engineered chemical structure that resists breaking down in the environment. Forever chemicals don’t go away.…

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