Water News

10 American Cities With the Worst Drinking Water
2011 EWG (Environmental Working Group) Bottled Water Scorecard
Chromium-6 Is Widespread in US Tap Water
Probable carcinogen hexavalent chromium found in drinking water of 31 U.S. cities
Pharmaceuticals in our Water
New York Drinking Water Program GWUDI NSF 53
Complaints Over 'Musty' Water In St. Cloud and Minneapolis
Minnesota PFC Contaminants
Tap Water Contaminants
Bottled Water Contaminants
U.S. News Report



10 American Cities With the Worst Drinking Water 1/31/2011 by DOUGLAS MCINTYRE
 
Unknown to most Americans, a surprising number of U.S. cities have drinking water with unhealthy levels of chemicals and contaminants.
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2011 EWG (Environmental Working Group) Bottled Water Scorecard 1/11/2011
 
With stunningly ambiguous labeling, and powerfully deceptive marketing, the bottled water companies continue to provide a sub standard product at extortionary prices to an uninformed public.
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Chromium-6 Is Widespread in US Tap Water 1/11/2011
 
Laboratory tests commissioned Environmental Working Group (EWG) have detected hexavalent chromium, the carcinogenic “Erin Brockovich chemical,” in tap water from 31 of 35 American cities.
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Probable carcinogen hexavalent chromium found in drinking water of 31 U.S. cities 12/19/2010 by Lyndsey Layton Washington Post Staff Writer
 
An environmental group that analyzed the drinking water in 35 cities across the United States found that most contained hexavalent chromium, a probable carcinogen that was made famous by the film "Erin Brockovich."
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Pharmaceuticals in our Water 3/11/2008 by The Water Quality Association
 
The Water Quality Association has issued a fact sheet on the pharmaceuticals in our water problem.
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New York Drinking Water Program GWUDI NSF 53 7/5/2007
 
GWUDI Ground Water Under Direct Inflow of Surface water must now be treated under New York Regulations NSF approved water filtration systems.
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Complaints Over 'Musty' Water In St. Cloud and Minneapolis 4/10/2007
 
Tannic acid from decaying leaves and bark led to bad taste and odor in the water.
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Minnesota PFC Contaminants 3/1/2007
 
Minnesota PFC Contaminants Issue
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Tap Water Contaminants 10/30/2002 by Los Angeles Times
 
A LA Times article confronts the myth that tap water is safe.
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Bottled Water Contaminants 10/30/2002 by Greg Lucas, Sacramento Bureau Chief
 
An article written by Bureau Chief Greg Lucas of Sacramento, refutes the claims by bottled water companies that bottled water is necessarily safe.
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U.S. News Report 8/12/2002
 
A U.S. News Report about the coming water crisis.
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