What chemicals are delivered with your kitchen tap water?

Have you ever wondered what all the health conscious people in our society keep screaming about when it comes to chemicals in our tap water supply?


  • Are they creating a fuss over nothing?
  • Should you be alarmed?


This is a list I put together so we know what we could be consuming and what we need to think about if we are going to invest in our own water filter to counteract chemicals in our drinking water.

The following can be used to treat drinking water:

  • Aluminum chlorohydrates
  • Aluminium sulphate (alum)
  • Ammonia
  • Ammonium sulphate
  • Calcite pellets
  • Calcium hydroxide (hydrated lime)
  • Calcium hypochlorite
  • Calcium oxide (quick lime)
  • Calcium/sodium poly-phosphate silicate
  • Carbon, powdered activated/granulated activated 
  • Chlorine
  • Chlorine dioxide
  • Copper sulfate
  • Ferric chloride 
  • Ferric sulfates
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Hydrofluorosilicic acid
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Hydroxylated ferric sulfate
  • Magnetite
  • Ozone
  • Polyacrylamides
  • Polydimethyldiallyl ammonium chloride
  • Polyaluminium chlorides
  • Polyaliminium silica sulfates
  • Polydiallyldimethylammonium chlorides
  • Potasium permanganate
  • Silver hydrogen peroxide
  • Sodium alginate
  • Sodium aluminates
  • Sodium bicarbonate
  • Sodium carbonate
  • Sodium fluoride
  • Sodium fluorosilicate
  • Sodium hexametaphosphate
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Sodium hypochlorite
  • Sodium silicate
  • Sodium tripolyphosphate
  • Sulfuric acid
  • Zinc orthophosphate


If your thinking you would like to look at a quality water filter for yourself just to be on the safe side, you will find all the help you need here at www.mywaterfilter.com.au

Type-water and health