Sodium and the City of Yuma Water
The City of Yuma drinking water contains about 120 milligrams/liter of sodium. A milligram (mg) per liter (L) is the same as one part in a million parts. If you consume the recommended two liters of water per day, you will consume 10% of the recommended daily allowance of sodium (2400 mg) according to the FDA.
If sodium concerns you, consult the food label. A food source can be labeled “very low sodium” if it contains 40 mg or less per serving. The following are a few examples of sodium quantities per serving in common foods:
Sodium Quantities Of Common Foods
A cost comparison will show that the above items range in cost per serving from 5 to 50 cents. A vending machine soft drink will most likely cost you 50 cents. A gallon of City water costs less than a penny. City Water - low sodium and a great buy