Drinking water contamination: No plans for Carroll Creek warning signs. News comes after chemicals were found in surface water.

A leaking dump site under a small tract on Area B has long been suspected as the source of high levels of TCE and PCE — chemicals used in cleaning supplies — found in groundwater. Several residents have blamed the contamination as having caused cancers and other health problems. Fort Detrick has no plans to post signs along Carroll Creek warning of potential contamination after news this week that chemicals were found in surface water and in the creek’s tributaries.

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Ontario, Canada water contamination news: Lake Huron – Impact of diesel spill on water, environment: ‘Time will tell’

Impact of diesel spill on water, environment: ‘Time will tell’How will Thursday’s diesel fuel spill into lower Lake Huron impact drinking water and the environment? The bad news is that diesel fuel is one of the most toxic forms of oil to marine life. The good news is that it evaporates quickly and is relatively easily dispersed in open water.

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Safe drinking water news: Warning on bleach use for emergency water.

“Surfactants will make the water foam or bubble when it is shaken or mixed. If the product’s label is not clear about what has been added to the bleach, do not use the product for the safe storage of water.”
A ministry spokesman told NZ Newswire that it was not aware of anyone having become sick by drinking water containing bleach additives.But the new advice was prompted by a query to the ministry from a member of the public whose water contained bleach with surfactant cleanser and it foamed up.

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Portland, Oregon contaminated drinking water news brief: Portland’s westside tap water is safe to drink, officials say.

Reservoir 3 at Washington Park is drained due to contaminated water problem, although the ban on drinking the water was removed at 8am Sunday. On Monday they will be cleaning the Reservoir 3.

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Water pollution news: Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster update – Oil from Deepwater Horizon disaster enters food chain in the Gulf of Mexico.

Water Environmental Disaster news: Oil from Deepwater Horizon Disaster Entered Food Chain in the Gulf of Mexico and BP nearing billion pound settlement with US authorities.

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Water pollution and research news brief: Groundbreaking research could help Altavista clean up a polluted pond – PCBs promote dendrite growth, may increase autism risk.

For decades, industries dumped polychlorinated biphenyls “PCB‘s” into a pond near the Staunton River. The chemicals have formed a toxic sludge in the water, and Altavista leaders are being forced to clean it up

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Water pollution scare – 4,700 gallons of hydrochloric acid spilled at Bradford County drilling site. Hydrochloric acid in fracking process.

Drinking water pollution scare. The chemical hydrochloric acid is used in fracking but there are no fracking operations in Bradford County Pennsylvania . So why was the acid there? Hydrochloric acid is used in the fracking process by company’s like Shell. The water pollution danger for Towanda Creek has been avoided as of today

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Water pollution news: Local water utilities win Atrazine legal battle.

. Law suit over Syngenta loses legal battle . The utilities’ were paying tens of thousands of dollars a year to remove the chemical atrazine from drinking water.

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Tetrachloroethylene water contamination: Early life exposure to chemical in drinking water may affect vision. Camp Lejeune – Cape Cod timelines.

BU School of Medicine, BUSPH has found that the drinking water in both Cape Cod and Camp Lejeune had the chemical solvent tetrachloroethylene a chemical drinking water contaminant also known as PCE in it. Camp Lejeune also had, benzene and TCE. PCE is now found to cause vision problems and cancer. This report has over 300 resource links to research regarding PCE and Camp Lejeune.

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USA drinking water contamination warning: Iowa, Perry issued a drinking water warning Friday – Nitrate levels high.

Perry Officials said water samples showed elevated levels of nitrite in the water.Drinking water contamination: Nitrite in drinking water is a serious health concern for infants less than six months old

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Water filtration news brief: What’s in your water?

Aquasana water filtration system removes water contaminants from your water supply such as voc’s ,chlorination, chlorinated solvents and other contaminants thus alleviating the drinking water contamination

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USA fracking news. New Research – Disputes a fundamental industry claim. [Five news articles]

USA fracking news. New Research – Disputes a fundamental industry claim.

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