Bottled Water vs. Tap Water

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Can I avoid contaminants by drinking only bottled water?

Bottled Water vs. Tap Water

Because bottled water is held to exactly the same standards as tap water, buying bottled water won't necessarily protect you from the specific chemicals, minerals or pollutants that you're trying to avoid. The leeway in mineral and chemical limits is what accounts for the different taste between bottled water and tap water. Read the treatment information provided on the bottled water label to make sure that the quality of the bottled water is worth the extra price.

The only way to make sure you're doing all you can to avoid specific minerals in your drinking water is to purchase drinking water filters that are engineered to filter those minerals. Iron water filters, carbon water filters and more are available to keep you safe from whichever contaminant you are concerned about.



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