Our waterways planet wide are now highly polluted and no longer safe to drink. Consequently, the water that’s fed to us in the town supplies is replete with chlorine, fluoride and other additives to prevent us getting sick. However, there is a long term sickness cost to that. Only 40% of NZ rivers are safe to even swim in now. The Manawatu river is the most polluted river in the southern hemisphere. Someone got trench mouth from ingesting that river water. It’s contaminated with spirochetes that cause leptospirosis & lyme disease among other things (all in the article of the last link). They’ve been polluting our waterways for the past century basically and continue to do so…

“The diseases caused by impure water are numerous and fatal” says an MD … Hear what 50+ other MDs say about our need for pure distilled water — Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch