Water Contamination

    Published: July 22, 2019

    Drinking Water May Contain PFAS Linked to Cancer and Infertility in 43 States

    If you knew your drinking water contained toxic chemicals linked to cancer, thyroid disease, infertility, and a weakened immune system, would you still drink it? For nearly 19 million Americans across 43 states the choice has been made for them without their knowledge. What Are PFAS? New data from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) show […]

    Published: April 26, 2019

    Fruits and Veggies with the Most Pesticide Contamination

    For families around the country a great way to start living a healthier lifestyle is to avoid processed foods and eat more produce. Salads, fruits, vegetables, and natural foods contain minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants that help fight disease and keep our body working properly. However, due to the way farms grow and harvest produce many […]

    Published: February 27, 2019

    Increased Flooding in Miami Jeopardizes the Water Quality

    In terms of water quality Miami has been on the receiving end of a seemingly endless supply of negative press in the last few years. After an extensive report released by Bloomberg examined the flaws in Miami’s existing water supply residents are more concerned than ever about the risk of flooding in the area, and […]

    Published: October 22, 2018

    Lead and Copper Contaminating the Water in Detroit Public Schools

    Detroit Schools Fear Heavy Metal Contamination Lead contamination in drinking water has been dominating the headlines for years, and now another Michigan city other than Flint is experiencing widespread confirmation of heavy metals contaminating public drinking water. To the horror of parents across Detroit elevated levels of copper and lead have been detected in dozens […]

    Published: October 4, 2018

    Kid Puts Halt on Illegal Raw Sewage Flowing Into River

    Where adults and governments fail stalwart younger generations lead the way. An 11-year-old with a love for science proved to be the driving force behind the halting of raw sewage from flowing into Nova Scotia’s LaHave River. Stella Bowles lives in a home bordering the LaHave River on the south shore of Nova Scotia, and […]