Lead and heavy metals

Continued exposure to heavy metals can disrupt normal bodily functions and lead to chronic disease

Heavy metals can can impact growth and development, cause organ and nervous system damage, and lead to premature death.

Heavy metals enter our water supplies via runoff from industries, municipalities, and urban areas.

Common heavy metals include:

  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Cadmium
  • Arsenic
  • Cobalt
  • Nickel
  • Manganese
  • Chromium