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Copper

What is copper?

Copper is a familiar metal that has various uses, including piping, conduit, electrical wire – even pennies!

How does copper get into my drinking water?

Corrosion of piping and plumbing systems, erosion of natural deposits.

What are the health effects of copper?

Limited exposure to copper can cause gastrointestinal distress; long term exposure can cause liver and kidney damage.