Article courtesy of Staff of ABC News | January 24th, 2017 | ABC News | Shared as educational material. In Perth, Australia, water supplied to a yet-unopened children’s hospital had lead contamination, with the source of the contamination unclear. Some evidence indicates that water being supplied to a nearby hospital also contains lead. This evidence […]
Article Courtesy of Megan Hamilton | March 27th, 2016 | Digital Journal | Published as Educational Material The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (CDTSC) is the agency responsible for addressing lead problems. California, much like Flint, Michigan, has been facing a lead problem for years now. Unfortunately, unlike Flint officials haven’t been able to […]
State officials say waters near the eastern shore of Lake Ontario are safe to swim in after water quality tests last week showed a brief increase in bacteria.Department of Health spokesman, said the increase was found as a part of routine sampling last week. He attributed the brief spike to hot weather, stagnant waters and area bird droppings.
A follow-up test of affected areas showed that the water quality had returned to safe levels.