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. According to the NRDC, The report found the top dozen states with the most offenses based on population were (in order):
4. New Jersey
The NRDC website gives you an interactive map where you can search your area for any violations. Focus in on the map and you will see each section is broken down by county and will tell you the number of people that are served by systems with SDWA Health Violations, as well as the number of SDWA Health Violations in that area.