Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The Top Ten Worst Contaminants in Drinking Well or Tap Water

The Top Ten worst contaminants in drinking well or tap water:

1. Arsenic

2. Flouride

3. Lead

4. Chlorine

5. Nitrates

6. TTHM's and HAA5's (two categories from DBP's)

7. VOC's (volatile organic compounds)

8. PFC's (perfluorochemicals)

9. Radium and Radon

10. Cryptosporidium and Giardia (parasites)

Source: Water Examiner. Whether your water comes from a private well or from city tap, there are supposed "trace" amounts of contaminants and toxins found in the drinking water. For information regarding water treatment and bottling, contact Norland International.