Did you know the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) is the Federal level agency in charge of the nation’s drinking water? Did you also know the EPA produces a lot of valuable information and makes it available on their website? EPA water protection rules and regulations are supposed to keep our water safe. Here is a link to the EPA’s Ground Water and Drinking Water web site.

We occasionally share information we find on from the EPA with our customers and followers. Today I want to bring your attention to the EPA document – Water On Tap – What you need to know.

This document is a Consumer’s Guide to the Nation’s Drinking Water and answers these questions:

1. A Consumer’s Guide To The Nation’s Drinking Water. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
2. How Safe Is My Drinking Water? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
3. Where Does My Drinking Water Come From And How Is It Treated?. . . . . .. . . . . . 7
4. How Do We Use Drinking Water In Our Homes?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
5. What’s Being Done To Improve Water Security?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
6. What Can I Do If There Is A Problem With My Drinking Water?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
7. How Safe Is The Drinking Water In My Household Well?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
8. What You Can Do To Protect Your Drinking Water. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

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