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...
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...
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...