Environmental Compliance Testing Protects Occupant Health The word “compliance” may set our freedom loving hearts on high alert. Most Americans tend to push back when anyone tries to limit our personal liberties. But when it comes to our environment, compliance testing is necessary and can help expand our freedoms – Freedom from fear of drinking
San Francisco Water Supply, New Chemicals & Ground Water Testing For the first time in nearly nine decades, San Francisco is blending local groundwater with Hetch Hetchy Reservoir water, sourced from over 167 miles away. For some, this change has been hard to swallow as San Francisco residents have long held bragging rights to exceptional
Is California’s Drought Affecting Bay Area Water Quality? Throughout 2015, Bay Area water quality has been getting worse in some areas. Along with the numerous other issues associated with the California drought, low water levels in our reservoirs and aquifers may be causing a noticeable decline in the quality and safety of our tap water.
Fluoride, Health, and Drinking Water The addition of fluoride to the drinking water supply began in the 1950s as a method to fight against tooth decay. Currently, 11 countries in the world have more than 50% of their population drinking fluoridated water. These include Singapore (100%), Hong Kong (100%), Brunei (95%); Australia (80%), Malaysia (75%),
What does “100% Lead Free” really mean? What it lead-free? The EPA’s lead rule sets an action level of 15 parts per billion (ppb) and they estimate that more than 40 million U.S. residents use water “that can contain lead in excess of 15 ppb. If tests show that the level of lead drinking water
Making Water From Air Drinking Water Quality and Atmospheric Water Generators By David Sasse, Environmental Inpector, B.S. General Biology Many people are concerned with drinking water quality and are making water from air in the home. The booming sales of bottled water is a testament to that fact. As the world becomes more and more
These websites offer great information about drinking water quality. There are many water quality resources out there, and we cannot list them all, but we feel these are useful resources for most people looking for a primer. Hopefully we’ve done a good job providing enough variety to satisfy most people’s thirst for water quality resources.