Downsides of Tap Water Across the United States

Is the US tap water safe to drink? Well, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council, for 85% of the population it is – but we still have those 15% left. Knowing the estimated population in the United States is 327.16 million, that means about 50 million of the US residents drink dangerously contaminated tap water. In other words – 50 million people are affected by HHAs, THMs, copper, arsenic, lead, and other pollutants. 

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Each of 50 states violates the Environmental Protection Agency’s Safe Water Drinking Act in some way in the last few years. Last year, we had more than 80,000 water safety violations. Most people affected by those violations live in small, rural areas, but some of the big cities couldn’t pass the test either. Have you heard about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan when lead from aging pipes poisoned the whole community? 

Out of 50 states, 43 states have water polluted with PFAS – toxic fluorinated compound. Tap water in California (Central Valley) contains agriculture chemicals and arsenic – substances that proved to cause cancer with adults and elevate the risk of infant death

Texas was “rewarded” with the worst public water ratings in the US, Florida is in the second place, followed by Pennsylvania (Keystone State), New Jersey, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Washington, Ohio, California, and Arizona.

If you would like to know the exact cities accused of downplaying the threat of contaminated water, we have Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Newark, Washington DC, Brady, Baltimore, Dos Palos, Charleston, and Newburgh here. 

In case your state or city hit the list of the areas with the lowest water quality – we have an emergency, but we have a solution as well. 

Tap water contains substances like chloramines or chlorine used as disinfectants, even though these compounds have negative effects on human health. Chlorine also forms trihalomethanes which cause cell damage, while chlorine triggers digestive, kidney, skin, and respiratory issues. People living in any of the above-mentioned states and cities of the United States have 93% higher chances of getting cancer according to the Council of Environmental Quality

Reading all these downsides of tap water may make you think bottled water has better sanitary control. Wrong answer! Bottled water is not a solution either. Plastic containers made of polycarbonate and PVS contain synthetic compound BPA (Bisphenol A) and microplastics up to 93%. After all, bottled water doesn’t contain as many minerals as tap water does. We know you care about the environment, which is why you should know burning plastic bottles releases carcinogenic substances into the atmosphere

According to international standard and EWG, tap water in New York is safe, but if you want to ensure you are on the safe side, it would be best to use a Kangen Water device. Speaking about LA, the water there is also somehow safe, but would use a reduction in chromium and arsenic. Kangen Water device can help with this as well. 

So, in summary – avoid bottled water as much as you can and drink tap water instead, even in restaurants. If you don’t like the taste of tap water in your household, that means it may be contaminated and you would need a device to improve its quality and eliminate pollutants. People of Michigan, Texas, New Jersey, California, Ohio – watch out here! 

Kangen water device is the solution we have been talking about. If everything you read through this article about tap water you are possibly drinking scares you and you would like to save the planet at the same, you should see Kangen water device in action. It will literally change your life!