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.

Lead In the Water

By Tap Water Truth | October 28, 2019

Testing in White Bear Lake shows lead in homes built before 1986. WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN – The city of White Bear Lake, in the northeast metro of the Twin Cities, regularly conducts tests of tap water in homes around the city. In recent tests, 4 out of 30 homes tested positive for elevated levels of…

Toxins in Water Aren’t Always Monitored by the EPA

By Tap Water Truth | August 17, 2019

Legislators have begun targeting corporations more aggressively for their roles in the manufacturing of “forever chemicals” such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. As this targeting has increased, companies like 3M and Dupont have begun to pour millions of dollars into protecting their processes and their production from litigation and restriction. Both have been…

Salem Oregon is in Toxic Water

By Tap Water Truth | July 6, 2019

In May of 2018, Oregon’s capital city of Salem found itself in both a water crisis and a PR crisis. Toxic algae blooms were detected at an out of state lab in water that had been pulled out of the North Santiam River. The North Santiam provides the city of Salem and its surrounding area…

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