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Cloudy water may be a sign of unsafe contaminants.

8 signs your tap water might be dangerous to drink

Water that tastes metallic, smells fishy, or comes out cloudy may be a sign of unsafe contaminants.
A new study links California drinking water to 15,000 lifetime cases of cancer.

California’s contaminated drinking water could lead to nearly 15,500 cancer cases over the course of a lifetime. Here’s how worried you sh...

A study from the nonprofit Environmental Working Group found that contaminants in California drinking water could lead to 15,000 cases of cancer.
In 2016, 4 billion pounds of plastic was used in US bottled water production.

12 facts that show why bottled water is one of the biggest scams of the century

Some Americans get their water for free from the tap. The rest pay for it — at the cost of $100 billion a year.

These maps show where you should and shouldn’t drink tap water around the world

There are 187 countries where tourists should avoid tap water. Here's the full list.
Erin Brockovich never drinks water straight from the tap.

Erin Brockovich is warning about an emerging drinking-water crisis in the US. Here’s how she recommends you protect yourself.

Environmental activist and former law clerk Erin Brockovich shares tips for how to determine if tap water is safe to drink and what to do if it's not.

Bottled water is a scam for most Americans — but a new report reveals some surprising places where it’s dangerous to drink the tap

A new report suggests the problem is much worse than researchers thought. It all comes down to testing — or in some cases, a failure to do so.