Posts Tagged ‘drinking water’

Can Food Allergies be Affected by Pesticides in Drinking Water?

In the United States, we have access to water that is cleaner than the vast majority of the rest of the world. Despite all of this technology and our water treatment systems for public water we still have issues with water contamination. Both municipal drinking water systems […]

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5 Steps You Can Take to Reduce the Consumption of Lead in Drinking Water

We’ve seen many reports in the media in recent years about lead poisoning in drinking water supplies. Ingesting lead over prolonged periods of time can have serious health consequences in a variety of different ways. It seems natural then that most people would want to reduce the […]

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Does Cyanide Represent a Threat to Your Drinking Water?

Many of us will have heard of cyanide in Hollywood thrillers and spy movies; it’s probably one of the most recognized chemical names amongst non scientists. Cyanide is a carbon nitrogen chemical unit, and it can combine with a large number of inorganic and organic compounds. One […]

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The Benefits of Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water

Most of us are aware that we should be skipping the soda and drinking more water. According to a Beverage Marketing 2016 study, water consumption in the United States increased between 2000 and 2015 by a massive 120 percent. In the same period, the sales of carbonated […]

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Dealing With Nitrite and Nitrate in Drinking Water

Nitrite and nitrate are two forms of nitrogen that are found in drinking water supplies. Although small doses are considered to be harmless, higher levels can cause health issues. For this reason, the EPA has set a Maximum Contaminant Level for public water supplies. Unfortunately, if you […]

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Do You Have Perchlorates in Your Drinking Water?

Virtually every person that has been tested in the U.S has been found to have perchlorates in their body. Perchlorates are salts that originate in perchloric acid, which is used the manufacturing of rocket fuel and pyrotechnics. The primary method for perchlorates to enter our bodies is […]

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Mercury Standards for Your Drinking Water

For many of us mercury is an element that exists only in science fiction and inside thermometers. In fact, mercury is created by natural or synthetic processes that can lead to mercury being leaked into water sources. So, should you be concerned about mercury in your drinking […]

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Are American Exposed to Potentially Hazardous Sources of Drinking Water?

Are American Exposed to Potentially Hazardous Sources of Drinking Water??   In the U.S. we have had decades of practices that have promoted and increased the cleanliness of our domestic water supply. As a modern first world nation, we have the full weight of the Environmental Protection […]

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Do Toxin Levels in Drinking Water Increase in Spring and Summer?

Do Toxin Levels in Drinking Water Increase in Spring and Summer?   Many people, want to enjoy the positive benefits that can be gained from drinking adequate quantities of clean, fresh water. It may come as a surprise to some people when they learn that the toxicity […]

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Understanding Emerging Contaminants Found in Drinking Water

Understanding Emerging Contaminants Found in Drinking Water   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) constantly evaluates the levels of known contaminants to ensure that they stay within the set limits for safe human consumption. Additionally, the EPA has developed a new category that they have named “Emerging Contaminants.” […]

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