An unfortunate truth is that water pollution will always exist, in some way, shape or form. As such, it’s critical that we commit to creating the types of solutions most suitable to do battle with this never-ending issue. In Maryland, one such invention is proving its worth as just such a solution. Created by scientist […]
This month or next, you should be receiving your local drinking water quality report from your water supplier. If you live in town, and don’t have a private well, your municipal provider is required by law to provide to every household a copy of this “consumer confidence report.” Along with other information, the report lists […]
Many of us are increasingly unsettled about the potential harm of a growing number of contaminants in tap water, especially those which adversely impact human health. Since the 1970s, sampling for water pollutants has markedly increased. Now hundreds of manufactured chemicals have been found in the groundwater and various other drinking water sources. Chemical contamination […]
Residents in some parts of the U.S. are becoming increasingly concerned about a relatively new process that is used to help extract natural gas from the earth.
With more people living in the country each day and local, state and national budgets strained to their breaking point, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that they are developing new “strategies to strengthen public health protection from contaminants in drinking water,” according to a press release from the group. Part of the strategy […]