Water is essential to human life and the health of the environment. Water quality is commonly defined by its physical, chemical, biological and aesthetic characteristics. A healthy environment is one in which the water quality supports a rich and varied community of organisms and protects public health. Quality drinking water is important to our health and well-being. We use water daily throughout our homes for cooking, cleaning, bathing, laundry and a host of other purposes. Clean water is a major factor for a clean environment. Drinking water varies from place to place, depending on the condition of the source from which water is drawn. Even though our tap water supplies are considered to be one of the safest in the world, water contamination can still occur. Let’s explore our options!