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Causes of Water Pollution

Friday, December 9, 2011 6:40:34 PM America/Chicago

The specific contaminants leading to pollution in water include a wide spectrum of chemicals, pathogens, and physical or sensory changes such as elevated temperature and discoloration. While many of the chemicals and substances that are regulated may be naturally occurring (calcium, sodium, iron, manganese, etc.) the concentration is often the key in determining what is a natural component of water, and what is a contaminant. High concentrations of naturally-occurring substances can have negative impacts on aquatic flora and fauna.

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Diseases Associated With Sewage

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 6:50:15 PM America/Chicago

It is critical to keep raw sewage out of the environment and away from people. Sewage pathogens have been linked to many illnesses, ranging from mild flu-like symptoms to serious disease, organ failure, and sometimes even death. The types of organisms that may be present in sewage, and the potential health effects associated with each, are described in the table below.

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Tap Water Testing in America

Thursday, December 9, 2010 5:50:50 PM America/Chicago

Here's the list of metropolitan areas, with the number of pharmaceuticals detected and some examples of specific drugs that were found, or where tests were negative, not conducted or awaiting results:

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Drinking water quality in the United States

Thursday, September 9, 2010 6:31:00 PM America/Chicago

Drinking water quality in the United States is a source of concern about pollutants in certain localities. In 2006, 89.3 percent of the nation's community water systems were in compliance with all of more than 90 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards.[220 Most of the systems out of compliance are small systems in rural areas and small towns. Drinking water quality in the U.S. is regulated by state and federal laws and codes, which set Maximum Contaminant Levels for some pollutants, determine various operational requirements and require utilities to publish consumer confidence reports.

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Millions in U.S. Drink Dirty Water, Records Show

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 5:21:20 PM America/Chicago

Published: December 7, 2009

More than 20 percent of the nation’s water treatment systems have violated key provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act over the last five years, according to a New York Times analysis of federal data.

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Cities rarely release water test results

Friday, October 3, 2008 5:42:29 PM America/Chicago

 

When water providers find pharmaceuticals in drinking water, they rarely tell the public. When researchers make the same discoveries, they usually don't identify the cities involved.

 

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