Tagged With Tap Water

Residents of a Texas city told not to drink tap water after a brain-eating microbe was found in the water supply


I toured New York City's largest wastewater-treatment plant, which collects poop from 1 million people. It was stunning.


Birth-control pills could add 10 million doses of hormones to our wastewater every day. Some of that estrogen may wind up in our taps.



An environmental group found arsenic and chromium in tap water in all 50 US states. Here's how to check what's in your taps.


A wealthy California enclave has some of the purest tap water in the country, and it starts out as sewage


Newark's lead contamination crisis could be worse than Flint's. Residents say the city is handling it all wrong.



8 signs your tap water might be dangerous to drink


California's contaminated drinking water could lead to nearly 15,500 cancer cases over the course of a lifetime. Here's how worried you should be.


These maps show where you should and shouldn't drink tap water around the world


Erin Brockovich is warning about an emerging drinking-water crisis in the US. Here's how she recommends you protect yourself.


Bottled water is a scam for most Americans -- but a new report reveals some surprising places where it's dangerous to drink the tap


12 facts that show why bottled water is one of the biggest scams of the century