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.

Santa Rosa, California – Contaminated Water from Last Year’s Fires

By Tap Water Truth | April 5, 2018

Residents of Santa Rosa, California, many of whom lost their homes in the fires of October 2017, are finding that the devastation continues long after the final embers have been extinguished. The city’s water system has been signficantly contaminated by benzene, a known cause of leukemia. And the only feasible resolution looks to be at…

Lake Elmo’s Water Troubles Continue

By Tap Water Truth | March 30, 2018

Lake Elmo’s water supply has been dealt another blow after state health department officials detected high levels of an industrial chemicals known as PFCs. It led them to shut down a water tower as well as a municipal well. You can read the Star Tribune’s full article here. Remember, your water will be filtered in one of…

Why is Chlorine in Tap Water?

By Tap Water Truth | March 28, 2018

Chlorine in Your Tap Water Have you ever turned the water on and suddenly smelled a swimming pool? The smell of chlorine in your water is a sign that your water is treated. Which means that your water has chemicals in it. Your city is doing what it can to remove harmful bacteria, toxins, and…

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