Three Common Sources of Tap Water Contamination

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Clean drinking water facts, Countertop water filter, Countertop water purifier

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Did you know that Americans collectively use almost 350,000 million gallons of water each day? It’s no surprise that water is an integral part of our lives, from showering in the morning to cooking our food and being our main source of hydration. Water isn’t always safe, or good for us, just because it comes out of the tap however. As the National Resources Defense Council points out, “dirty water is the world’s biggest health risk, and continues to threaten both quality of life and public health in the U.S.”
Three Common Sources of Tap Water Contamination

  • Did you know there are over 2,000 water contaminants that can be present in tap water? One major source of contamination is deteriorating plumbing. Even though water treatment plants and other systems keep water