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Don't Municipalities Clean the Water?

Don't Municipalities Clean the Water?
     Yes, Municipalities work very hard to supply all residents with clean drinking water out of the tap, to meet the EPA's guidelines.  However, the problem is not necessarily the Municipalities.  Once your water leaves the cities water plant think about everywhere that water goes before it reaches your tap.        The truth is that contaminants can reach the water from any number of sources after it...

Could the Water Bottle Actually Be a Health Risk?

Could the Water Bottle Actually Be a Health Risk?
     Recent research suggests there might be cause for concern. Chemicals called phthalates, which are known to disrupt testosterone and other hormones, can leach into bottled water over time. One study found that water that had been stored for 10 weeks in plastic and in glass bottles containing phthalates, suggesting that the chemicals could be coming from the plastic cap or liner. Although there are regulatory standards limiting phthalates...

Clean Water Laws are Neglected...At What Cost?

Clean Water Laws are Neglected...At What Cost?
Clean Water Act:  State Regulators and the EPA      The basis of the Clean Water Act is to regulate discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States and regulated quality standards for surface waters. The CWA was enacted in 1948 and was originally called the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, but the Act was significantly reorganized and expanded in 1972 with updated amendments and a new name....

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