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The Price of Contaminated Water

The Price of Contaminated Water

Water pollution and contaminated drinking water have been a frequent topic on the news lately, with more and more towns becoming victim to unsafe drinking water. Years after the Flint Water Crisis first emerged, pipes are still being fixed to rebuild the community....
Unsafe Drinking Water in South Carolina

Unsafe Drinking Water in South Carolina

South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reports that there is an investigation concerning a chemical, HaloSan, that was not Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved but was approved by the state and has been placed into the...
Hard Water VS. Soft Water: What’s the Difference?

Hard Water VS. Soft Water: What’s the Difference?

Is your water hard or soft? Everyone’s drinking water can be categorized into either hard or soft  depending on the mineral content present. Many people believe hard or soft water can be harmful to one’s health, but the truth is that it very rarely harms your...
A New Test to Detect and Eliminate Water Pollution

A New Test to Detect and Eliminate Water Pollution

Contaminated drinking water is the cause of thousands of illnesses and disease every year. Without access to clean water, food production, drinking water, and recreational use can cause individuals to be exposed to many preventable health risks. According to the World...
Ways to Test Your Drinking Water at Home

Ways to Test Your Drinking Water at Home

With the rise of contaminated water in local communities across the country, many people are now taking water testing into their own hands. Whether your water comes from a public water system or is from a private well or spring, routine testing is important to...
A Possible Solution for the Future of Water Purification

A Possible Solution for the Future of Water Purification

Water purification is necessary whether hiking the trails, living off the grid or managing a city’s water plant. A number of techniques are used every day for eliminating particulates and microbes from water. However, the Rochester Institute of Technology...
Clean Water Act Overview

Clean Water Act Overview

Though most people know the act as the Clean Water Act, this law concerning water pollution actually began as the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1948. This was the first major U.S. law that addressed water pollution. In 1972, public awareness for controlling...
Top 3 Charities for Clean Water

Top 3 Charities for Clean Water

Water is something that every single person on Earth needs to survive. Apart from our ability to breathe, our need for water is our most immediate and basic need. The human right to water for hydration and hygiene is becoming less and less stable for a number of...
Tips to Keep Water Clean in Community

Tips to Keep Water Clean in Community

Water is arguably the most essential basic human need. Widely-accepted scientific observations recognize that the average human can typically last just three to four days in the absence of water. Rural, suburban, and urban residential areas are all suited on networks...