Water Quality


Clean drinking water should be a right, not a privilege. Instead, we are exposed to a wide array of chemicals and pollutants every time we take a drink or step into the shower. Learn more, including the truth about bottled water.

Enforcement and Compliance History Online Tool  This website from the EPA allows users to search for drinking water violations in U.S. public water systems.

EWG’s Drinking Water Quality Analysis and Tap Water Database  Search the largest drinking water quality database in existence to see how your city’s water ranks.

Food and Water Watch  A great site on all things water, including pollutants, water privatization, desalination, groundwater, and global water issues.

USGS Water – Quality Information Pages – The U.S. Geological Survey provides scientific and technical expertise, leadership, and coordination in addressing issues concerning the quality of the Nation’s water resources.

Bottled Water

EWG’s Bottled Water Scorecard  Check out your bottled water to see where it really comes from, if it’s purified, and what contaminants it contains.

The Story of Bottled Water  What the bottled water industry doesn’t want you to know.