Posts Tagged ‘EPA’

Conservation is the name of the game in the long-term to combat the wasteful production and consumption in our country. The disappearance of resources and climate events like the California drought has illuminated how quickly we can run out of resources if we do not give back to our environment. The issue becomes a monetary […]

Smile and Say Fluoride Please Currently about two-thirds of the U.S. population receives fluoride through their community water system. The theory has been that this would decrease tooth decay in our children. Some health care professionals listed water fluoridation as one of the ten great public health achievements of the 20th century; in contrast, most […]

Chloramines are disinfectants used to treat drinking water. Chloramines are most commonly formed when ammonia is added to chlorine to treat drinking water. The typical purpose of chloramines is to provide longer-lasting water treatment as the water moves through pipes to consumers. This type of disinfection is known as secondary disinfection. Chloramines have been used […]

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 […]

CONROE TEXAS – While water softeners and water filters have become a standard in most homes across America, it’s in places like Conroe, Texas where residents are living in fear of their water and are uniting in the fight of their lives. TexCom Gulf Disposal LLC received permission to operate an injection well that will […]