This document provides a table that can be used to determine the health effects of various know contaminants of drinking water, and accepted maximum concentrations in the water, and especially how to remove them from your drinking water. This is a great reference before you have your water tested by a company that sells filters.
Contaminant Health Effects and Removal
This document tells you how to remove various chemicals from your water. Some of these chemicals are harmful to health, others are a nuisance and can stain clothing, plumbing, sinks, toilets and make water taste bad. This document will provide you with the information you need to remove any of the common contaminants found in well and municipal water.