Know What’s in Your Drinking Water
A whole-home water filter removes elements you ingest or that your skin absorbs.
- Heavy metals
- Industrial chemicals
- Trihalomethanes, many of which are believed to be cancer-causing
Water quality changes by location and is changed by the treatment your water undergoes. It’s also impacted by construction, mining and agriculture, as well as mineral deposits groundwater streams through.
You can find out which contaminants are in your Oakville home’s drinking water by searching the Environmental Working Group’s database. About 81 percent of community utility supplies have tested positive for chemicals connected to cancer, database records show.