What's Lurking In Your Tap Water?

Credit: Wochit News
Published on April 17, 2019 - Duration: 00:56s

What's Lurking In Your Tap Water?

Business Insider reports that tens of millions of Americans are exposed to unsafe drinking water each year.

The problem is most egregious in rural areas.

A few major cities face a widespread threat of contamination.

Some of the most common contaminants found in tap water include lead, which can produce permanent brain damage in children.

Some water contains PFOA, which has been linked with cancer.

Arsenic has seeped into the water supply in California, Arizona, and New Mexico.


You are here

Recent related news from verified sources

Philadelphia is trying to convince residents to drink tap water. But national studies show low-income and minority groups are less likely to trust public water.
1 week ago • NPR

If you're drinking tap water on Long Island, you may be ingesting some of the highest levels in the country of the chemical.
4 days ago • CBS 2

Recent related videos from verified sources

New Claims Of Contaminated Water On Long Island 02:18
Credit: CBS 2 New York - Published 4 days ago 

Rockford Tap Water Concerns
Credit: WTVO ABC - Published 2 weeks ago 

You might like