What Minerals are found in Tap Water
Written on the 12 May 2016 by Peter
According to the nutrition specialists adults needs to drink at least two liters of water. Drinking enough water is important because if you keep a proper fluid balance the waste products are removed efficiently. Therefore it is very important to drink enough. Water is cheap, has no calories and is almost always available. But which minerals we actually get inside if we drink normal tap water?
Minerals in Tap Water.
Australian tap water is of a very high quality. This is because there are strict requirements established where Australian drinking water must meet. Also, there is a good control in order to verify that these requirements are being met. As a result, tap water contains virtually no pathogenic bacteria, heavy metals or other harmful substances. Tap water in Australia even contains less potential harmful substances than some types of bottled water sold in bottles. However, tap water contains, like some bottled water some minerals so we stay healthy. Some minerals we find in tap water are:
In addition to the above mentioned minerals, tap water contains a variety of trace elements. Trace elements are in principle minerals but your body only needs a small quantity of them. In Australia tap water could have following trace elements:
Water contains far more material than you might think at first glance.