In response to The New York Times’ articles on contaminated tap water, the Water Quality Association urges consumers to explore installing final contaminant barriers in their homes.
response to The New York Times’ articles* on
contaminated tap water, the Water Quality Association urges consumers
explore installing final contaminant barriers in their homes.
Filtering systems in
the home provide the highest technology available to treat drinking
according to Peter J. Censky, executive
director of WQA.
Less than 2% of all water consumed is ingested by humans, making these
“point-of-use” systems the most cost-effective and
available. Home filtering systems act as a final contaminant barrier
further purify water for drinking.
WQA provides Gold
Seal certification for products that remove a variety of contaminants.
products are tested according to independently developed standards of
American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
Also, consumers can find
locally certified dealers by visiting WQA’s
Find A Water Professional feature. Dealers
though rigorous study and testing. More information about contaminants
available at WQA’s
Water Information Library, which includes a search function.
*Legal Tap Water
May Still Be Unhealthy
and Millions in U.S.
Drinking Dirty Water
WQA Responds to NY Times Unsafe Tap Water Findings
December 23, 2009