While you can take comfort, your purified drinking water is free from parasites, industrial pollution, heavy metals, human waste, etc. , at least you hope so, the trade-off from drinking pure water is that you are not getting a valuable source of nutritional content, essential minerals.
Researchers continue to investigate copper’s anti-viral properties. This article includes a more comprehensive list of viruses copper neutralises. Copper is the unsung hero combating some of humanity’s current virus threats.
We are bodies of water, but it is our unconscious habit to externalise our experience of water rather than looking in and being present to what is the nature of water we embody.
In the fight against bacterial infections, we have bleach, alcohol, hand sanitizer, UV light, soap, and… copper.