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The Signs, Symptoms, and Solutions for Algae-Contaminated Water Ranging from microscopic, single-celled organisms to large seaweeds, algae serve a crucial function as building blocks of the food chain and aquatic ecosystems. However, algae may also have detrimental effects on the...

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If you’ve recently taken a swig of plastic-flavored tap water, you may be wondering: why does my water taste like plastic? Is it bad for my health? If you can narrow down whether your tap water tastes like fruity plastic...

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Neither had the residents of Wilmington, NC... The Cape Fear River in Wilmington, NC services 60,000 residents who, until now, assumed their drinking water was safe. Indeed, their water treatment plant operators have been cleaning the city’s water to in...

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Did you know it took almost 100 years for US health regulations to protect citizens from the dangers of lead paint? Meanwhile, hundreds of new pharmaceuticals, industrial solvents, fertilizers, and other new chemicals enter the US economy (and water supply)...

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Is bottled water safer and healthier than tap water? The short answer: Sometimes. Bottled water is not inherently safer than tap water, and there are numerous other drawbacks to selecting bottled water over tap water, including cost and sustainability. Depending...

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