Is Tap Water Really Dangerous For Drinking? Recent news reports about the dangers of bisphenol-A in bottled water bottles have resurrected an old fear again: is tap water really dangerous? Many people thought they were handling the issue well by bypassing tap water totally and purchasing expensive, heavy plastic bottles of water for their families. Now it seems not only are these bottles costly, full of plain city water, clutter producing and cumbersome, they may be unhealthy, too. A move back to tap water may be the only alternative. The human body requires a steady, reliable, plentiful supply of clean, pure water to survive. This is because the human body is not only mostly made up of water; the body uses water to send electrical impulses through nerves back and forth to the brain. So, if we know doing without water is impossible. What can we do about it? The good news is that there are home water filtration systems made to provide excellent quality water straight from your faucet. So, is tap water really dangerous? Not if you have taken control of the process. Your water at home can be free of chlorine, lead, synthetic organic chemicals, giardia and numerous toxic ingredients for a reasonable cost every month. In fact, after filtering with industry certified equipment you will feel like you are drinking natural spring water because the valuable minerals are left in for taste and nutrition. No reverse osmosis system can do that. Drinking water filters are available for home installation that offer the healthiest, best-tasting water on Earth for less than 10 cents a gallon. Filter out bad taste, odors, cryptosporidium and heavy metals. Protect those for whom you care from deadly, long-term carcinogens. This is the key to a healthy longevity. Proper digestion and nutrient absorption are only possible in the presence of abundant, clean water. All metabolic processes are dependent on your water supply. Additionally, detoxification can only take place in the liver if enough water is available regularly. Good gracious! Who could risk their health and that of their family to local municipal systems that may be overwhelmed by catastrophic events or under-funded? Ask not only "Is tap water really dangerous?" Ask also "How can we make it safe?" Encourage your friends and neighbors to research and learn about home water filtration systems for whole houses, individual taps and yes, showers, too. Imagine what you are breathing in with the steam. Our skin is a receptor for every ingredient it touches and absorbs. Truly tap water is more than just what we drink. Soups, stews and coffee are mainly tap water after all. Take good care of it. Rich Eng serves as the leader of a high growth healthcare services business for a Fortune 500 company. A 20 year industry veteran and "holistic health and fitness" coach, he constantly researches better ways to improve one's mind, body and spirit. Visit his site at http://www.clean-filtered-water.com to learn more about the drinking water filters he personally uses and why he chose this product after extensive research.