Take Away Heavy Metals
Heavy metals are one of the common contaminants present in tap water. These include arsenic, lead, mercury and dioxins, among others, which can be found in water supplies. Even if these heavy metals come in small concentrations, it is not too clear if consuming water containing them have an effect on some individuals. For instance, lead is known to be very harmful and is linked to a wide range of health issues in people. According to a 2011 study, there is a connection between postal lead toxicity and autism development. There are studies that also associate lead exposure to prostate issues in men as well as reproductive problems for men and women alike.