Why is tap water dangerous?

Updated: 9/13/2023
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Tap water becomes dangerous if the amount of chemicals in it gets too high. Metals such as lead, iron, cadmium, and arsenic can be found in tap water. Chemicals such as nitrate, Mercury, and fluoride can also be found. Tap water can contain microorganisms like bacteria or parasites that make you sick.

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