The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that water poses a health risk. All drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. Read More
More information about contaminants and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agency’s Safe Drinking Water hotline at 1-800-426-4791. You may also visit their Web site at www.epa.gov/safewater.
Some people are more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised individuals such as those undergoing chemotherapy, those who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, and some elderly people and infants can be particularly at risk. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care provider.