Water is a necessity to life. That is a fact. That said, as we have advanced throughout the centuries and generations we have realized that not all water is created equal. In fact, there are water sources out there than can hurt us. Impure water sources have caused major epidemics around the globe. But you know the most common contaminated water source out there? Your house faucet.
Older water pipes in our house still contain lead. Lead is poisonous to us if consumed. So, if we drink in that water we potentially are hurting ourselves. What’s worse, it happens every day. Around 480,000 children develop a learning disability due to exposure to lead. That happens through many reasons such as old lead paint but more often than not it’s due to lead in our water.
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In the scope of the universe, our planet remains an anomaly to us as it is the only known planet in the universe where life flourished. This is due in large part to the presence of liquid water on our planet’s surface; it is a well-known fact that three-quarters of the earth’s surface is filled with water. Water is one of the key ingredients needed for carbon-based life as we know it and is essential to sustain a healthy body; here are some facts on water and the role it plays in our lives.
Our Need for Water
Contrary to common belief, our bodies are in fact composed of roughly 60% water rather than 90%. In order to function properly, the human body must replenish fluids lost through digestion and urination; as a general rule of thumb a human can only survive for ab