Everyone knows that drinking water is the best way to replenish precious bodily fluids. Water is essential in everyday life, from creating your coffee in the morning to showering. Yet, untreated water gives a pathway for unwanted contaminants. Just because tap water has been treated at the municipal treatment systems does not mean it is safe to drink, either in the short or long term. Many studies of tap water found hundreds of chemicals which pose serious health risks. Arsenic, pesticides, algae, de-greasing solvents and viruses are just a few of the contaminants that have been found in tap water which was released for safe consumption. These harmful substances slowly build up in tissues of the body and are linked to cancer, birth defects, and other serious health issues.