The Problem With Tap Water
Our Municipalities do a great job treating our water
so that we do not suffer from water born diseases.
Our water is therefore 'safe' to drink. However chemicals
like chlorine and aluminum sulphate are left in the
water after treating it. Very necessary in the treatment
process but harmful in the long term. There is also
the risk of leakage into the already treated water
in the system. Municipalities also don't remove pesticides
and herbicides and other industrial pollutants. The
following are various newspaper articles highlighting
the reason why tap water is a problem in our daily
Extracts from an article (Cape Times Newspaper)
"...ticking time - bomb of disease outbreaks, with
raw sewage spillages into community water sources being
reported in 95 municipalities over the past 15 months."
from the article (Cape Argus, Friday, September
"The chlorine in the water you and your family
use to drink, shower, bathe and swim in, as well as
drink, accumulates in your bodies and chips away at
your health till your defenses crumble" "When
chlorine is added to drinking and swimming water, it
combines with other chemicals ...cause cell damage."
"Among problems associated with chlorine are asthma...skin
Extracts from the article (Health Talk Magazine)
"Startling evidence has linked Aluminum in tap
water with Alzheimer's disease.. for your own health's
sake an investment should be made in a home purifier
...these remove contaminants such as aluminum, heavy
metals, chlorine, toxins and pesticides."