US Drinking Water Violations

DRINKING WATER VIOLATIONS FOUND IN EVERY STATE IN THE NATION, A NEW REPORT BY THE NRDC REVEALS

by Alicia Branham, National Marketing Director, Test Gauge & Backflow Supply

America has a drinking water crisis. We have seen a prime example of that play out in the city of Flint and what those residents are still going through. In a report by the National Resource Defense Council released on May 2nd, the NRDC study found that contaminants that may harm human health are found in tap water in every state in the nation.

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Farmland Irrigation

California Proposes Stringent Cap On Toxic Chemical In Drinking Water

Story published in Kaiser Health News, By Stephanie O’Neill

California regulators are proposing a strict limit on a toxic man-made chemical that has contaminated water supplies throughout the state, particularly in its vast agricultural heartland.

California would be only the second state, after Hawaii, to establish a threshold for the former pesticide ingredient and industrial solvent known as TCP (1,2,3-trichloropropane) in drinking water. The chemical compound, identified in California as a human carcinogen, is no longer in wide use but has leached over the years into many wells and reservoirs.

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