"Twenty-five percent of Americans refuse to drink their tap water for health or aesthetic reasons. And fears surrounding our water supply have increased with tragedies such as those in Walkerton, Ontario, where seven people died due to contamination of the town water supply." "The Water You Drink contains the answers to most common questions about the water we drink, and many more. A highly readable and comprehensive guide, the book discusses all of the major issues." "With up-to-date resources for both the US and Canada, The Water You Drink provides all you need to determine whether your water is safe or suspect -- and what to do about it."--Book cover
Includes bibliographical references and index
Life Blood -- What's in it? -- How is it treated? -- The distribution system -- Protecting the source -- Testing drinking water -- How is it managed? -- The Bottom line -- Making do with less -- If you're not happy -- Alternatives to tap water -- If you're not on the mains
Leaf 164 166 this object is attached to the original book and can't ripped off.