Is Water Bottled Safe?

Yes and no. There is much debate about the safety of bottled water, and this largely boils down to what we know about how much we should be drinking in a day and where our public tap water falls on the spectrum from desirable to hazardous.

Many people do not drink enough water each day because they don’t like the taste of their tap water, fearing it’s harmful, or assuming their community’s infrastructure makes its quality dubious. While those may be valid reasons for avoiding tap as a means to stay hydrated, there are other potential risks such as contamination at any point along the path from source to bottle that could leave you with lead concentrations higher than your state’s regulatory limits.

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