What is Mercury, and how does it enter the water supply? (Source: US EPA)
"Mercury is a liquid metal found in natural deposits such as ores containing other elements. Electrical products such as dry-cell batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, switches, and other control equipment account for 50 percent of mercury used. The major sources of mercury in drinking water are erosion of natural deposits; discharge from refineries and factories; runoff from landfills; and runoff from croplands."
How can Mercury affect my health? (Source: US EPA)
"Some people who drink water containing mercury well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience kidney damage."
Can Aquagear remove Mercury from my drinking water? (Source: Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner)
Yes, Aquagear water filters remove up to 98% of Mercury.