Posts Tagged ‘Contaminants’

The ongoing water crisis in Flint isn’t the only major contaminant problem for the citizens of Michigan. The state is in the process of testing more than 1,000 water supplies across the state for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs, or PFAS contaminants) after multiple communities have detected unsafe concentrations of the contaminant in their water […]

Public Water Contaminants

As many of us have sent our kids back to school for another school year it’s important to ensure they have access to good, clean water at all times. If you, like many other homeowners, have installed a water filtration system in your home to combat the toxins and chemicals that may be lurking in […]

Contaminants Lurking in Arizona’s Water Supply

Arizona’s water situation becomes more perilous with each passing year. The desert state is in the midst of a drought that has spanned nearly two decades. Reports indicate that by 2019 the water level of Lake Mead on the Colorado could drop below 1,075 feet. This water level would trigger compulsory cutbacks in water usage […]

Do Californians Have Radioactive Water?

If you live in California you probably won’t see glowing fluorescent water emitting from your tap. But just because your home’s drinking water isn’t glowing green doesn’t mean it’s safe to drink. California’s water woes over the last decade have been also as prominent as those in Flint, Michigan. With a brutal drought spanning years […]

map of United States

A new report issued by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) demonstrates that over 77 million people were served by water systems that violated at least at least one aspect of the Safe Water Drinking Act during 2015. The types of offenses ranged from arsenic to coliform bacteria to lead, but every single state was […]