Article courtesy of Matthew Umstead | May 27th, 2016 | Herald-Mail Media | Shared as educational material. After Martinsburg experienced water contamination due to the presence perfluorooctanoic acid, known as PFOA, and perfluorooctane sulfonate, or PFOS, officials took some tests in groundwater sources in order to find the roots of the contamination. The chemicals are […]
Contaminated drinking water news: EPA to work with drinking water systems to monitor unregulated contaminants.
(EPA) today published a list of 28 chemicals and two viruses that approximately 6,000 public water systems will monitor from 2013 to 2015
Many local water treatment professionals, like those who represent Kinetico, offer basic in-home testing for free. For a greater level of detail on the water’s quality, many water treatment professionals can collect samples for a more in-depth water analysis conducted by a third-party laboratory. A test will help homeowners determine whether or not they need a filtration system.
COW faeces is contaminating rivers and threatening Victoria’s drinking water supplies but the Baillieu government admits it has no plans to tackle the problem, identified in new research prepared for the Health Department.