Find Out What You’ve Been Drinking
Microbiological contamination of public drinking water is an ongoing concern of the public in the United States & Canada. From the 1920’s through to the 1960’s, the bacillus which causes typhoid fever was considered a major problem in the water supply and took years to eradicate. Once municipalities and other government entities eradicated it other bacterias and parasites took it’s place. Essentially there will always be some sort of bacteria in public drinking water, some more harmful than others.
Throughout the growing season in rural areas there are often “boiler your water” warnings from municipalities for their drinking water whenever bacteria or other pollutants have infiltrated the water supply. Bacteria and parasites can represent a major threat to your health and often result in severe cramps, diarrhea or worse.
Pesticides are common in rural drinking water from wells and even municipal water supplies. Pesticides are commonly used in agriculture to control insects and throughout the golf industry to ensure lush and beautiful greens and fairways. Pesticides are a major threat to the health of you and your family.
Elements such as lead, mercury, asbestos, nitrates, copper, fluoride, arsenic, barium, and a variety of other materials are commonly found in drinking water.
Compounds such as PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyl), and numerous other chemical compounds used in agriculture can commonly be found in drinking water.
A variety of compounds from sewage, industrial solvents, fuel by-products, decaying materials and more can be found in drinking water that hasn’t been properly treated.
It’s fairly uncommon but it has been known to happen that uranium deposits from radioactive waste has been found in drinking water.
“It’s awfully upsetting. Toronto is drinking levels of aluminum in their water that public officials know are capable of causing Alzheimer’s disease. The situation ought to generate a lot of alarm. I don’t understand why it’s not”
– Stan Gray, The Toronto Star
“Fluoridation presents unacceptable risks to the public health, and the government cannot prove its claims of safety. It is clear that fluoride is mutagenic, and that it may well cause cancer. Fluoridation, constitutes unlawful medical research. It is banned in most of Europe; European Union human rights legislation make it illegal”
– Dr. Robert J. Carton, PhD, Former EPA Sr. Scientist