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Archive by tag: contaminantReturn
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Guidelines ensure tap water safety

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Guidelines ensure tap water safety
Advocacy reports can help draw attention to the importance of protecting our drinking water sources and keeping water safe all the way to the tap. But that benefit is too often drowned out by the alarmist tone and the implication that your water is unsafe – even if the preponderance of evidence suggests otherwise.
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| Categories: | Tags: water safety, tap, Environmental Working Group, EWG, advocacy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, quality, affordability, contaminants | View Count: (48) |
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It’s time to protect your source water

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It’s time to protect your source water
Source Water Protection Week provides the perfect opportunity to learn about how water consumers can better protect their source water.
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| Categories: | Tags: source, drinking water, contaminant, pollutant, pollution, contaminate, Source Water Protection Week | View Count: (108) |
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Avoid the hot tap water shortcut

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Avoid the hot tap water shortcut
Despite it's perceived convenience, we would advise against is using hot tap water to jumpstart your morning coffee or your evening's spaghetti.
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| Categories: | Tags: tap water, hot water, contaminant, plain talk, plumbing | View Count: (583) |
New report illustrates effects of EDCs on endocrine system
A recent medical report from the Endocrine Society and the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) discussed the ways plastics can affect a person's endocrine system.
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| Categories: | Tags: micro, beads, plastic, pollution, food chain, ocean, water quality, contaminant | View Count: (478) |
Get to know your water during National Water Quality Month
The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and water utilities all play powerful roles in making sure the water that flows from our tap is safe day after day and year after year.
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| Categories: | Tags: National Water Quality Month, water quality, Safe Drinking Water Act, SDWA, EPA, CCR, contaminants | View Count: (2471) |
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The importance of UCMR 4 testing

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Testing begins for the Fourth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 4) next month.
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| Categories: | Tags: Fourth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule, UCMR 4, Safe Drinking Water Act, SDWA, EPA, regulations, testing, water quality, contaminants | View Count: (1466) |
Understand your tap water during National Water Quality Month
August is National Water Quality Month.
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| Categories: | Tags: National Water Quality Month, water quality, EPA, Safe Drinking Water Act, Consumer Confidence Report, contaminants | View Count: (2594) |
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Tap water quality in question

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Tap water quality in question
Last week an environmental advocacy organization called the Environmental Working Group (EWG), released an update to its “National Drinking Water Database”.
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| Categories: | Tags: Environmental Working Group, National Drinking Water Database, UCMR, EPA, public health goals, maximum contaminant levels, maximum contaminant level goals, NSF International, filters, consumer confidence report | View Count: (2699) |
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The Plain Talk Series - #58

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The Plain Talk Series - #58
Today’s question: Is water that meets government drinking water standards absolutely safe?
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| Categories: | Tags: Plain Talk, Plain Talk Series, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, standards, regulations, susceptible population, contaminants | View Count: (2197) |
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The Plain Talk Series - #51

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The Plain Talk Series - #51
Today's question: What information should I look for in the water quality report from my supplier?
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| Categories: | Tags: water quality report, maximum contaminant level, Plain Talk series, Plain Talk About Drinking Water, contaminants | View Count: (2523) |
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