Water filters: The clear facts

June 1998
Better Homes & Gardens;Jun98, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p86
Reports on the increasing use of bottled drinking water and water purifiers in the United States as a safeguard against water contamination. Comprehensive water-quality analysis report issued by utilities; Categories into which water contaminants fall.


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