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.

Can You Taste Toxic Water?

By Tap Water Truth | December 23, 2019

Bad smells and tastes are an indicator of bad water. But not always. Some people trust their palate when it comes to what kind of water is safe to drink. The tastes and smells of bleach, iron, and other obvious toxins convince them that they can intuitively gauge the drinkability of their tap water. The…

What’s Making Your Water Smell?

By Tap Water Truth | December 9, 2019

Does Your Water Smell Bad? Smelly water could be an indication of problems in your home or problems in your city. Depending on what you smell in your water and what time of year you’re smelling it, the solution is going to vary. But first, you need to find a way to isolate the smell.…

Winter, Road Salt & Your Water: The Truth About the Salt from Our Streets

By Tap Water Truth | November 27, 2019

Winter time in northern states can be brutal on our cars, our energy bills, and on our psyche. Seasonal Affective Disorder (appropriately called SAD), according to Mayo Clinic, happens for most people from late fall and through the winter months, with short days, cold temperatures, and gray skies. Energy bills can double and sometimes even…

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