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.

Water Issues Don’t Always Happen Somewhere Else

By Tap Water Truth | December 27, 2018

It’s our goal to give people the tools they need to make informed decisions about their water. Contamination and toxic water isn’t something that just happens in less developed countries. It happens in our own communities and our own backyards. It happens from natural disasters. It happens when corporations act carelessly with the industrial waste…

The Dangers from Your Shower Head

By Tap Water Truth | December 8, 2018

The assumption is often made that, when you’re showering, you’re doing so in water that is free of contaminants and bacteria. But that truly is an assumption. As water passes through the pipes in your home and through your showerhead, it builds up biofilm (a fancy word for gunk) that holds bacteria. These bacteria may…

Fukushima Water Still Contaminated…7 Years Later

By Tap Water Truth | October 4, 2018

Despite previous reports that water contaminated by the Fukushima Nuclear Plant disaster had been successfully treated, facility operations now reports that the water still must be cleaned. The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that hit the nuclear power plant prompted the quarantine and storage of 900,000 tons of contaminated water. Radioactive iodine, tritium, cesium, and…

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