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.

U.S. Mine Sites Causing Water Issues Throughout the Country

By Tap Water Truth | February 28, 2019

Toxic Water Being Pushed Into Water Sources One of the most terrifying paragraphs ever written related to the condition of water in the U.S.: “Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding…

Minnesota Schools and Problems with Water

By Tap Water Truth | January 24, 2019

Minnesota is known as “The Land of 10,000 Lakes” and with that comes a common misconception that the water in Minnesota is somehow more pure, more drinkable, or less toxic. This misunderstanding is why many people in Minnesota and places like it may not take water purification conversations seriously. The state of Minnesota has passed…

Lead in our Schools’ Water: More Common Than You Think

By Tap Water Truth | January 18, 2019

Just a few months back, we posted a story about Detroit’s public schools, and how 16 of 24 schools tested high in both lead and copper. It lead the school district to shut the water off in 106 schools. Now here we are, just a few months later, and continue to read stories from Detroit,…

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