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.

3M Water Contamination Woes Continue

By Tap Water Truth | August 17, 2018

Just because we’ve talked about it doesn’t mean it’s over. In what St. Paul’s Pioneer Press calls “a game of environmental whack-a-mole,” Washington County officials have continued this summer to find lethal toxins flowing through area city’s water supplies. In the shadow of the recent settlement with 3M, where they agreed to pay out $850M…

Tiny Town – Big Water Problem

By Tap Water Truth | August 3, 2018

The tiny town of Coates, Minnesota, with a population barely over 160 people, is a pollution hot spot in Dakota County. It’s a problem that can’t be ignored any longer. Read the full article here. At Tap Water Truth, we could literally post these types of stories all day long; stories that tell of toxic…

Elon Musk Can’t Save Everyone…

By Tap Water Truth | July 20, 2018

We’ve all watched the drama unfold over the years in Flint, Michigan. Terrible water. Slow response. Serious risk. It woke many of us up for the first time that we aren’t paying attention to the toxins in our water nearly as much as we should. We also discovered that we can’t blindly trust cities’ efforts…

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