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Do not dump goldfish into lakes, streams

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Do not dump goldfish into lakes, streams
Dumping goldfish in lakes and ponds is creating problems.
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| Categories: | Tags: goldfish, pets, lakes, ponds, water quality, contamination | View Count: (297) |
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: (436) |
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A new front in the war on waterborne disease

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A new front in the war on waterborne disease
A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declares a new and challenging front in the ongoing war on waterborne disease. Overall, however, the news from the battlefield is encouraging.
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| Categories: | Tags: CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, waterborne, disease, swimmer's ear, pathogen, norovirus, drinking water, water quality, bio-film, legionella, legionnaire's, pseudomonas | View Count: (369) |
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Is water a super ingredient?

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Is water a super ingredient?
We all know the importance of water for hygiene, hydration and cleaning, but it also plays an integral role as an ingredient in cooking.
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| Categories: | Tags: water, cooking, baking, ingredient, food, bagel, st. louis, water quality, denver, Josh Pollack, Loryn Nalic, ramen, Shigetoshi Nakamura | View Count: (449) |
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Beating the bad tap rap

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Beating the bad tap rap
When it comes to one's tap water, there are some people who believe a contaminant in any amount makes the water not safe. We can assure you, as a water consumer, that there are many protections in place that should give you confidence when pouring yourself or your family a glass of tap water.
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| Categories: | Tags: water quality, clean, safe, drink, tap, faucet, treatment, safe drinking water act, consumer confidence report, USDA, EPA | View Count: (490) |
Microbeads, a small thing that can lead to a big problem
Microbeads in some of our personal care products can lead to pollution and disrupt the food chain
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| Categories: | Tags: microbeads, micro, beads, microplastic, plastic, pollution, food chain, ocean, water quality | View Count: (595) |
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Your tap water during coronavirus pandemic

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Your tap water during coronavirus pandemic
Your tap water is safe to drink and use to wash away germs
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| Categories: | Tags: tap, drinking, water, coronavirus, water quality, safe, COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control, CDC, WHO, World Health Organization, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, bottled water | View Count: (9264) |
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Lead found in drinking water in Newark

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Lead found in drinking water in Newark
The lead found in two homes in Newark, N.J., can serve as a reminder about how to protect yourself and your family.
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| Categories: | Tags: water quality, lead, protect the source | View Count: (860) |
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CCRs give consumers confidence

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CCRs give consumers confidence
Consumer Confidence Reports provide utility customers with valuable information about their drinking water.
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Private well users should learn about arsenic
A recently released study reported that young adults with low-to-moderate levels of exposure to arsenic over five years developed heart damage.
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| Categories: | Tags: water quality, arsenic, arsenic rule, groundwater, american heart association, water treatment, wells | View Count: (844) |
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