Quote Originally Posted by raggie33 View Post
thank u both if i recall right i have a water filter it will be from lake lanier in north ga
This article seems to say that Lake Lanier is more polluted in some spots than in others. Mainly from chicken e coli but also from road/rain run-off pollutants.

Boiling will kill the e coli, but I don't know which would evaporate off first, the water, or oily petrochemicals.