Learn Your Water

 

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

See if there's a report on your city's water.

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.

Brain-eating amoeba detected in Pointe-aux-Chenes water in Terrebonne Parish

By Tap Water Truth | June 13, 2018

Brain-Eating Amoeba in Drinking Water? It’s not a movie plot. It’s a legitimate issue that’s been discovered in Louisiana. The amoeba is known to carry the disease primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) and can cause death within 12 days of ingestion. The assumptions that many people make about the water from their tap can have deadly consequences.…

Lead in our Drinking Water

By Tap Water Truth | May 15, 2018

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…

Toxins in North Carolina Water

By Tap Water Truth | May 8, 2018

A complaint has been filed against a Fayetteville, NC company for illegally dumping toxins into the city’s water supplies. The complaint alleges that Chemours, a Fortune 500 chemistry company that spun off of DuPont, knowingly dumped the GenX and PFAS toxins into the Cape Fear River, which is the water supply for Wilmington, NC. The…

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