Learn Your Water



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

Trihalomethanes (THMs)

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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.

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Water Words

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

Marshy or Swampy Water

By Tap Water Truth | February 9, 2018

Sometimes dissolved ferrous iron in the water is transformed into a separate problem before it gets to the tap. Water giving off the musty smell more commonly associated with rotten vegetation may be contaminated with iron bacteria. Iron bacteria feed on the dissolved ferrous iron in water in a process known as oxidation, creating an…

Water Foul: 4 Things That Make Your Water Stink

By Tap Water Truth | February 8, 2018

There’s an old saying that for many things in life, when they are out of sight, they are out of mind. A similar truism can be applied to your water: as long as it doesn’t smell (or taste) bad, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about it. But what about when it does smell?…

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…

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