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What in the wide world of water is a MCL?

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What in the wide world of water is a MCL?
A bit of water jargon that you may come across from time to time is the term “MCL,” which stands for “maximum contaminant level.”
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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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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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