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Myth: There are more pollutants in drinking water today than there were 25 years ago.
Reality: Not necessarily. Back then, we didn't have the technology to know everything that was in our drinking water. Today, sophisticated testing instruments enable us to know more about our water. Armed with this knowledge, the drinking water community is taking steps to keep our water safe by treating it appropriately and curbing the flow of pollution.
Read a McClatchy Newspapers' article providing insight into understanding recent AP reports on drugs in the drinking water and putting the data into perspective.Why Experts are Unfazed by Drugs in Drinking Water

Water Myths

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1. Myth: There are more pollutants in drinking water today than there were 25 years ago.
2. Myth: We shouldn't have to think about drinking water.
3. Myth: Once you use water, it's gone.
4. Myth: Water is fragile and will be ruined by so much use.
5. Myth: We have less water than we did 100 years ago.
6. Myth: New water is better than treated water.
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