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Drinking Water Ban Hits Toledo, OH August 2

The national spotlight shone on the benefits of home water disinfection August 2, when public safety officials in Toledo, Ohio issued a strong warning: Do not drink OR boil city water, due to dangerous toxicity. (Ed. note: By Aug. 4, the drinking ban had been lifted by the city.) The city government revealed that several […]

Lead in Your Drinking Water

Lead is a heavy metal that is hazardous to health if breathed or swallowed. Its use in gasoline, paints, and plumbing compounds has been sharply restricted or eliminated by federal laws and regulations. The greatest exposure to lead is swallowing or breathing in lead paint chips and dust. But lead in drinking water can also […]