Water Testing

    Published: May 17, 2018

    According to Government Memo Florida Water Tests Being Conducted Incorrectly

    Residents of Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale in Florida may want to avoid drinking their water after Boyd Corbin, a Wilton Manors mayoral candidate, raised concerns about hazardous contaminants found in his drinking water. The issue began when Corbin purchased a hot tub and filled it up with water from his hose. According to WLRN […]

    Published: May 17, 2018

    Update: GenX Found in Nearly Every Home Tested in North Carolina

    A team of researchers from North Carolina State‚Äôs Center for Human Health and the Environment provided updates to concerned citizens during an event in Wilmington, NC, last month. The event focused on the ongoing issues of GenX and other fluorochemicals finding their ways into the drinking water in North Carolina. We previously reported on this […]

    Published: May 17, 2018

    Hundreds of Homes in Chicago Tested Positive for Dangerous Levels of Lead

    The general American public has become increasingly aware of the dangers lurking in their public drinking water systems following reports around the country of contaminated water. Lead, which is considered one of most dangerous and potentially lethal water contaminants, has been plaguing Flint for years and continues to surface in more and more cities around […]

    Published: April 16, 2018

    Major Bottled Water Brands Test Positive for Plastic Particles in Bottled Water

    In a large scale investigation Orb Media has revealed that more than 90% of the name brand bottled water samples they tested contained a significant amount of microplastics. An average amount of 10 plastic particles per liter were found in the 250 water bottles purchased from 9 different countries. For this measurement, each particle counted […]

    Published: June 12, 2017

    Virginia Public Schools Will Now Be Required to Test Water for Lead

    Lead has become a national concern – more research is focusing on the degrading water infrastructure in the United States, and we are quickly realizing how harmful the lead pipes installed in the early 20th century are becoming. As CNN reported last year, 5,300 water systems across the country currently violate lead rules that protect […]