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Hurricane Safety Tips: Avoid Water Contamination After Hurricane Florence

2018 Hurricane Safety Tips: A Hurricane Florence safety guide of how to avoid drinking contaminated water after a hurricane As Hurricane Florence continues to intensify, this mighty, category 4 storm is expected to strike the east coast of America on Thursday. The Weather Channel reckons that Hurricane Florence is likely to hit with a “life-threatening […]

Water Contaminants, Water Filtration Systems

Well Water Basics: The Truth About Well Water & the Benefits of a Well Water Filter System

Well water basics: The truth about well water and the benefits of a well water filter system What is well water? About 44 million people in the continental United States use water from domestic wells – that’s roughly 15% of the population. The amount of people using well water can rise to as high as […]

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The EWG Tap Water Database: Tap Water Quality Reports by Zip Code

Environmental Working Group Tap Water Database: Check Your Tap Water Quality by Zip Code In July 2017, the Environmental Working Group Tap Water Database was launched. The EWG tap water database is an online innovation spreading awareness about the drinking water quality in America. This also lets people check their tap water quality by zip code. It is updated […]

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Health, Water Contaminants, Water Issues

Contaminated California Drinking Water: 1,2,3-TCP Chemical (Trichloropropane)

Contaminated Drinking Water California: 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (1,2,3-TCP) Chemical Causing Water Issues in California / Tainted Water Including Serious Health Risks to Millions (TCP is Considered a Powerful Cancer-Causing Agent!) Dow Chemical and Shell’s agricultural divisions began selling two soil fumigants, D-D and Telone, in the 1940s. These two pesticides were developed to help farmers manage the […]

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GenX Chemicals: Another Look at GenX in Water in North Carolina

GenX Water Contamination Part 2 – Drinking Water in North Carolina We recently published an article on the GenX water contamination in the Cape Fear river, the source of most of the drinking water in Wilmington, North Carolina. It was discovered that the majority of the chemical was originating from the Chemours Fayetteville Works site, […]

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What is GenX in Water and How to Remove GenX from Water (2018 Update)

Everything You Need To Know About GenX Contamination In Drinking Water: What is GenX in Water and How to Remove GenX from Water Pollution (including the commercial dumping of chemicals and by products) has created a number of issues world-wide, and global awareness has significantly grown over the past decade. Since early June 2017, there has been […]

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Nitrates in Water Supply | Health Risks & How To Protect Yourself

Nitrates in Drinking Water With over 2,100 toxins that could be present in water, it’s vital that proper water filtration is carried out before consuming and using water. Drinking water pollution is a concern of many people. Nitrates in water is just one of many potential contaminants and pose a risk to humans when they are ingested. In the following post, […]

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Drinking Water Contamination: 13 Contaminants in Water

Drinking Water Contamination: 13 Contaminants in Water Drinking water contamination can cause serious health issues in the long and short term. There are many contaminants that can find their way into a water supply posing serious consequences for those who drink or use the water. Water contamination problems are not just confined to developing countries- […]

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Legionella in Water / Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems

Legionella in water and Legionella bacteria in water systems Legionella is a bacteria is found in both natural water systems and artificial water systems. Natural water systems are the ones that have evolved naturally while artificial water systems are cisterns, pipes, water taps, showers, and sinks. Bacterial Legionella in water prefer big and synthetic water […]