Scientists estimate that each year up to 7 million Americans become sick from contaminated tap water, which can also be lethal.
Pollution, old pipes and outdated treatment threaten tap water quality. Find out if you should be concerned about your tap water, and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.
Storing Water - Containers
Water is the universal solvent, it will dissolve some part of everything it
When water is stored in plastic containers, it takes on some of the
chemicals that the plastic is made from.
Water stored in glass containers may
taste better, look better and may be better for you. If our water looks and
tastes better, we will naturally drink more, resulting in a multitude of health
"To the people of poor nations, we
pledge to work alongside you to make
your farms flourish and LetCleanWatersFlow, to nourish starved
bodies and feed hungry minds. And to those nations like ours that enjoy
relative plenty, we say we can no longer afford indifference to
suffering outside our borders; nor can we consume the world's resources
without regard to effect. For the world has changed, and we must change
with it". Source: President Obama, Inaugural Speech, January 20, 2009, Washington, DC, USA.