Archive for the “Drinking water” Category

There’s a disturbing problem here, the main point being that we only learn about spills, leaks, etc. when they are very large, large enough to really smell and taste bad, and often are not pretty, either. But what about the other leaks and spills that are not so large, but which nevertheless can cause health […]

We’ve made mention (here) of  recent news on drinking water contamination, such as the recent NY Times article, “That Tap Water Is Legal but May Be Unhealthy,” making use of a lot of publicly available data.  The discussion largely revolves around increases in pollution in recent decades. This issue provides an opportunity for adding other […]