We all know that there are many benefits of drinking water, but did you know that if the water you are drinking contains harmful contaminants it could be doing your body more harm than good? According to the EPA, there are over 80 contaminants that may occur in drinking water that are a risk to human health. Wow, makes you think twice about drinking straight from the tap, … [Read more...] about What’s in Your Water?
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According to a recent article published in USA Today, a new study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) says that even tap water dubbed “safe” may not be and could pose a number of health risks. Here’s what you need to know: There are 22 carcinogens (a carcinogen is any substance, radionuclide, or radiation that promotes carcinogenesis, the formation of cancer) … [Read more...] about Is Your Tap Water Safe?
August is National Water Quality Month and at FiltersFast.com, we believe that it’s the perfect opportunity to talk about the importance of knowing what’s in your drinking water and where it’s coming from. As Americans, we just blindly trust that the water that we drink is clean, but is it really? It is important to be aware of what’s in your water and to educate yourself on … [Read more...] about Why FiltersFast.com Cares About National Water Quality Month
After being overwhelmed with fancy bottled water at every turn, my family still chooses to drink tap water. The decision was reached from a financial and environmental standpoint, as well as basic convenience. After realizing the impact that disposable water bottles are having on the environment, and learning that the average American family spends nearly $100/ year, … [Read more...] about Water Testing Kits….I Drink Tap Water! Is it Safe?
"Should I filter tap water?" is a question that I get a lot. The answer is always yes. The amount of chemicals commonly found in tap water is alarming. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) there are over 2,000 contaminants that could be in your tap water. Some of the most dangerous tap water chemicals are: Lead: Commonly entering tap water through corroded … [Read more...] about Dangerous Chemicals Found in Un-Filtered Tap Water