Sponsored Post
Create an Account
Open menu

Macro Photography of a Stainless Steel Faucet


Have you ever considered what is in your tap water? If you haven’t then it’s time you did. Although the water board tests the water regularly; this doesn’t mean it is as safe as you think it is.

It’s time to find out what is in your tap water and how you can make it safe to drink.


Chemicals In Water

The water treatment works takes the water they have and puts it through a massive filter. This effectively removes large debris and the majority of small debris. This is necessary as the water can have picked up all sorts of contaminants on its journey to the reservoir.

Some of these contaminants can also be diseases and bugs which are hazardous to human health. The water body deals with these by adding chemicals to the water which will kill the bacteria and ensure the water is safe to drink.

However, while the bacteria have been destroyed the chemicals themselves can be an issue.

Chlorine is an extremely effective chemical at killing debris but it also has a few negative effects on human health. In its gaseous form chlorine is known to create respiratory issues including a fluid buildup in the lungs.

Drinking it in the water can cause throat irritation as well as irritating your eyes and skin. It is of particular to anyone with asthma.

The other chemical that should concern you is fluoride. This is added to the water because research shows that it can boost the strength of your dental enamel and even help support bone growth.

However, what the research doesn’t show you is that fluoride can bring its own issues to the table. These include increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis, kidney disease and even potentially affecting fertility.

Although it may benefit your teeth this one chemical you’ll probably prefer to live without.



As well as chemicals in your water there will be fresh debris picked up after the water treatment works. This will simply be small pieces of the inside of the pipes and joins. You don’t really want to digest these as they may never leave your system.

Alongside this, the smallest of splits in the miles of pipework can allow bacteria into your water supply; which could be potentially deadly.


Making It Safe To Drink

The easiest way to ensure you are drinking chemical free, clean water is to fit an under sink water filter. This fits into your supply line under the sink and then feeds to a specific tap. The designated tap will provide you with water that has been filtered and is clean to use.

It’s advisable to use this tap for drinking water and washing your food.

You should also be aware that you can get whole house filter systems which clean all the water entering your home, but these are more expensive.

You can boil your water instead but this is the easiest and most cost-effective solution that gives you complete peace of mind.

XOX Signature
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Please tell us why do you think this post or page is inappropriate:(*)
Invalid Input
Invalid Input

  • report post
scissor divider

You may also like:


Add comment

Telegram Amazon Deals Closetsamples
Kellogg's Boycott 2024: Budget Meal Ideas that Cost Less than Cereal!
ClosetSamples donate button
Closetsamples Sidebar Button 2022 Update adult deals
Closetsamples Sidebar Button 2022 Update back to school
Closetsamples Sidebar Button 2022 Update travel deals
Closetsamples Sidebar Button 2022 Update gift guides
Closetsamples Sidebar Button 2022 Update halloween
Closetsamples Sidebar Button 2022 Update just pay shipping
Closetsamples Sidebar Button 2022 Update Pride
special offers
Allure Beauty Box
Diamond wedding Band
Save Money and Live Better When You Try These Money Saving Tips
closetsamples Digital Ashley Desktop Organizer Ad graphic design
Avon Coupons Discounts
Invest in the background of life with Acorns, and get a $20 bonus investment!
subscription box

cratejoy subscription boxes
California Wine Club
healthyutv discount deal
printable coupons
CouponSurfer Cash Back Rewards



Free Stuff



Connect with us!
urthbox Subscription Box BUY ONE GET ONE FREE
Never miss an update. Subscribe today!

Disclosure Policy

This website was created and owned by Ashley & is based in the USA. While sometimes we do have posts that are internationally and worldwide, this is not often. Our target audience is in the USA so please keep this in mind when using this site. Please note that Closet of Free Samples does accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions and/or other forms of compensation. Read More →

Sponsored Ads 

Aeroflow FREE Breast Pump