Chlorine is added to combat microbial contamination, but has been officially linked to an increased incidence of several cancers.
LEAD & COPPER
Due to corroded pipes, the tap water you drink contains particles of lead and copper. Long-term consumption has been linked to Alzheimer’s Disease, heart disease and diabetes.
Nitrates from fertilizers, septic systems, and manure storage leaches into the groundwater, which has also been found present in tap water. These nitrates have been linked to causing various birth defects.
Arsenic is a human cancer-causing agent causing cancer in internal organs. Long-term consumption can damage the heart, the digestive system and even blood cells.
Pharmaceuticals including antibiotics, hormones, mood stabilizers and other harmful drugs are in tap water even after cleansing by water treatment plants.
Germs and viruses such as E. Coli, Salmonella and Legionnaires' disease are present in tap water, which can have severe effects on your health.