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Posts Tagged ‘Contaminants’

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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 […]

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What chemicals and compounds are in your water, besides water? Regular readers of Pelican Water’s blog know that we take water filtration very seriously. 10% of Americans get their water supply from private wells, and the vast majority of remaining citizens drink the water provided to them by public utilities. Unfortunately, several hazardous chemicals can […]

Bottled Water

We’re a nation of bottled water drinkers. Stashed in gym totes, briefcases, diaper bags, strapped to a bicycle, in your car’s drink holder, filling up your recycle bin; water bottles are as ubiquitous as smart phones. While not uncommon to see shoppers hoisting cases of bottled water from the supermarket cart to the SUV, what […]