Top 13 Most Common Water Contaminants [Infographics]

Water contaminations are around us no matter you like it or not. And it is getting worst. The municipal treatment plant just unable to get rid of all the pollutants inside the water.

I guess all of you are able to figure out a few of the most common water contaminants in your source water. Chlorine, fluoride, VOC are some of the examples.

Most people did not know the seriousness of water contamination as it doesn’t have an instant impact on our health.

To understand how contaminated your tap water is, you can either look at the Consumer Confidence Report in your city or conduct a couple of water quality test by yourselves of in a local laboratory.

Did You Know? 

Did you know that there are 842,000 people die each year for drinking unsafe water?

More than 2 billion people are drinking water that is contaminated feces according to WHO research.

However, some contaminants such as lead and mercury will gradually accumulate inside our body and lead to serious diseases such as cancer and damage to the nervous system.

In case that you want to know more on how to remove up to 99% of the contaminants below, here are some of the excellent drinking water filter that you can consider.

This infographic below explains top 13 water pollutants that can be seen in your water.

Water Contamination Infographic