WHAT’S IN YOUR WATER?

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KnowYourWater.com HELPS CONSUMERS LEARN ABOUT CONTAMINANTS COMING OUT OF THEIR TAP

If you’re one of the millions of Americans focused on making 2018 your healthiest year yet, why not start at the tap? Drinking and cooking with clean water is crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However, the water coming from your faucet may contain a few unpleasant surprises – including lead and mercury.

Thanks to KnowYourWater.com, consumers now have the chance to learn about the quality of their local tap water by simply typing in their address and zip code. Features of the new modular design launching December 20 include:

  • A personalized, easy-to-understand water quality report that doesn’t require a background in science to understand.
  • The site has also been optimized for the mobile user, presenting information clearly on all screens, including smartphones and tablets.

Created by PUR Water Filtration, KnowYourWater.com uses EPA data from more than 148,000 public water systems to determine how lead levels compare among cities around the country. The results…

 Best Tap Water Cities (Lowest Lead Levels):

Hartford, CT; Tampa, FL; Newport, VA; Fayetteville, NC; Portsmouth, VA; Louisville, KY; Battle Creek, MI; Nashville, TN; Dallas, TX; Minneapolis, MN; St. Louis, MO; Albuquerque, NM; Greensboro, NC; Jacksonville, FL; Santa Fe, NM

Worst Tap Water Cities (Highest Lead Levels):

Portland, OR; New York, NY; Pittsburgh, PA; Denver, CO; Akron, OH; Chicago, IL; York, PA; Milwaukee, WI; New Orleans, LA; Boston, MA

Renowned celebrity nutritionist Keri Glassman knows drinking and cooking with clean water is a crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Since all Americans are susceptible to contaminants in their drinking water, Keri discusses:

  • The importance of clean water for optimal health
  • What unwanted contaminants may be lingering in your water
  • How using filtered water offers a cost-effective solution to ensuring you and your family are using the cleanest water possible

For more information, visit KnowYourWater.com

About:  Keri Glassman, MS, RDN, CDN, is a renowned celebrity nutritionist, healthy cooking expert, and wellness thought-leader. She is the founder and CEO of Nutritious Life and The Nutrition School, an online certification that provides unparalleled, forward-thinking education to individuals of various backgrounds looking to establish successful careers in the health and wellness industry. Keri is a Today Show Tastemaker and a contributing editor and advisory board member for Women’s Health Magazine. She is the author of four bestselling books, including The New You and Improved Diet and The O2 Diet. She’s also regularly featured on national television programs like The Today ShowGood Morning America, and The Rachael Ray Show.

About KnowYourWater.com: KnowYourWater.com is a free online resource from PUR that gives millions of Americans access to the largest collection of US water quality data ever assembled. The site allows users to easily learn what’s in their water, simply by typing in their address and zip code.

All data is pulled from the most recent publicly available government reports from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This information is collected from more than 148,000 community water systems, including those leading to homes, schools, businesses, hospitals and other institutions, letting users know if their local water systems have had any violations.

The data is presented in a transparent, unbiased way, showing how the contaminant levels in your water compare to standards such as the EPA maximum, state average and national average.

This is sponsored by: PUR             

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