Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Harmful chemical found in tap water of 31 U.S. cities!!!
Millions of Americans in at least 31 U.S. cities could be drinking tap water contaminated with the harmful chemical hexavalent chromium, according to a report released Monday by the non-profit Environmental Working Group.Bottled water is not necessarily any safer than tap water," said Sutton. "We just don't have any guarantee that hexavalent chromium isn't in that water."So how can you protect yourself? Sutton says your best bet is buying an effective water filter."Getting the water filter is a great way to protect yourself and your family," says Sutton. "It's a step you can take yourself; you don't have to wait for government action."
Here are the cities..