On Wednesday, a public nonprofit and advocacy group Environmental Working Group released a searchable website breaking down all of the contaminants in water and their effects. Type in your zip code and see what may be lurking in your water!
It seems like more and more communities are having water problems lately, not that this is uncommon "boil water" advisories like the one that Niskayuna is currently under happen all the time for various reasons and usually are taken care of pretty quickly, what Hoosick Falls has been through however is a whole other story. The harmful PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) levels have cause resid
New recommendations have been issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to test and monitor hexavalent chromium, or better known as chromium 6, in public water systems. If you did not know (which I didn't) a report late last year found the chemical in the tap water of 31 cities here in the United States. Scary, right?