Drinking filtered water may help reduce the risk of cancer. A report released by the President's Cancer Panel highlights how the risk from carcinogens and endocrine-disrupting chemicals can be reduced by filtering your drinking water. The report also advises that unless there is a known chemical contamination present in your water, it is actually better to drink filtered tap water than to purchase and drink bottled water.
Filtered tap water is also the only form of drinking water that receives an "A" grade from the Environmental Working Group (EWG). The EWG conducted an 18 month study of water quality comparing bottled and filtered water and found that filtered tap water is much better than bottled water and unfiltered tap water.
The EWG concluded that filtered tap water is better for 3 reasons:
1. It saves money
2. It is purer than tap water
3. It helps solve the overuse of plastic water bottles
Water filters are a cheaper and more environmentally conscious alternative to bottled water and more and more evidence is being found that links drinking filtered water to a healthier life.