Frequently Asked Questions Do water purification systems remove minerals from our water? Yes, but the majority of minerals in today’s water sources are from dissolved rock and cannot be effectively utilized by our bodies. For this reason, we recommend adding bio-available minerals to water – minerals our bodies can use. Is private well water safer than city water? Private wells are exposed to hundreds of contaminants, including agricultural and industrial wastes. They are typically tested for only three. While private wells may appear safe, dozens of contaminants go undetected. Is spring water more beneficial to drink than purified water? The regulations for spring governing tap water. Most underground sources are compromised and only 1# of contaminants in water have a noticeable taste. So while spring water is marketed as beneficial, it is not necessarily a better option.