Recent reports have begun to suggest that your drinking water is less than safe for you and your family. The federal government makes the effort to test for only about 90 substances that can potentially contaminate water and be hazardous to your health and what is even worse – they only report averages of levels over the course of a year, failing to account for seasons when certain chemicals, like pesticides in the spring time, can run extremely high. You and your family’s health may be at stake and it is a greater concern than a day of GI distress. Water contaminants can include anything from household drugs, like ibuprofen to deadly chemicals, like arsenic and nitrate. “The biggest cause for concern here are the endocrine disruptors, like estrone that could literally destroy optimal functioning of the body.