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

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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.

Glossary of Water Terms

By Tap Water Truth | February 7, 2018

Clean Water Facts and Information Glossary of Water Terms absolute filter rating Refers to the smallest particle size that a filter will trap 100 percent. For example, a 5-micron absolute filter will trap all particles 5 microns and larger. See nominal filter rating. activated carbon Carbon that has been specially treated to enhance its ability…

Frightening in a Bottle

By Tap Water Truth | February 7, 2018

The Bottled Water Delusion Why America’s infatuation with bottled water isn’t as healthy as you might think Americans love their bottled water, and it’s easy to see why. Water is calorie free; it’s the original diet drink. It also provides numerous health benefits such as flushing the toxins out of your system. With cold and flu season…

Problem Water: E Coli

By Tap Water Truth | February 3, 2018

Escherichia coli, better known as E. coli, is an anaerobic bacterium about which you have likely heard very much yet know very little. It may evoke thoughts of destitute people suffering in Africa or deathly plagues wiping out previously healthy communities. In truth, E. coli is a complex, widespread microorganism which resides in the digestive…

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