Dr. Sarah

Naturopathic Doctor

The EPA regulates public water systems, not private ones, so if your drinking water comes from a private well you'll have to test it yourself. The EPA recommends yearly testing and offers information on how to do it, as well as tips for protecting private water supplies.

To learn more about water filters, check out Environmental Working Group's water filter buying guide.​

Water Quality

To learn about the water quality in your area, follow this link to the Environmental Working Group's National Drinking Water Database and search for your zip code in the box at the top of the page.​