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Skip the bottled water - tips on water treatment systems

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It’s no secret that tap water often contains levels of contaminants that many scientists consider harmful. And it turns out, bottled water might not be any safer. Plus, it’s far more expensive.

So, what about filtering your water? Los Angeles Times writer Susan Carpenter has been looking into the various types of water treatment systems, and she has some information and tips on what might be best for you.

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