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Summary of Consumer Reports drinking water investigation

One-page summary of Consumer Reports’ investigation of drinking water.  CR collected unfiltered tap water samples from 120 volunteers across the country and found widespread contamination with PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), lead and arsenic, including a significant number of samples that exceeded levels considered safe by health experts.