Are There Any Risks Associated With Drinking Tap Water? | Healthystripe
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Are there any risks associated with drinking tap water?

HealthyStripe's Editorial Team
11 September 2023

While tap water is generally safe for you, there may be a few risks associated with it in niche cases

These include heavy metals from soil and old pipes, hard water, reaction to chlorine and risks associated with fluoride. 

Fluoride is added in drinking water to prevent tooth decay and while fluoride toxicity is quite harmful, the research indicates that the concentration of fluoride used in drinking water is not sufficient to lead to fluoride toxicity.

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