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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.

The Effects of the Fires on Drinking Water

By Tap Water Truth | January 11, 2019

Forest Fires and the Long-Term Devastation to our Drinking Water The fires that tore through California in 2018 burned nearly 1.9 million acres of land, destroyed tens of thousands of homes, businesses, and structures, and upended the lives of millions of people, with one fire alone taking at least 86 lives. The devastation of these…

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…

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