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Is It Safe to Drink Your Water After a Hurricane?

How can hurricanes affect your water quality? With wind speeds up to 150 miles per hour, hurricanes blow over almost anything in their path, with short and long-term consequences for...

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Wildfire and Water Quality: VOC Contamination

Wildfires and Water Quality: VOC Contamination

California wildfires have previously led to toxic contamination in local drinking water. Boiling advisories, filters, and smell tests are not enough to protect residents. What can you do to ensure...

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The Exposome: How Environmental Exposures Impact Your Health

The Exposome: How Environmental Exposures Impact Your Health

We are exposed to harmful substances each day. As our environment changes and we spend more time indoors, our health risks change as well. Learn all about your indoor exposures–from...

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Wildfire Smoke - Air Quality and Your Health

Wildfire Smoke, Air Quality and Your Health

When fires erupt, air quality plummets, and this directly impacts your health. Here is an overview of how smokey air might make you ill, along with Tap Score’s guide for...

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What Do Wildfires Mean for My Water Quality?

What Do Wildfires Mean for My Water Quality?

When wildfires strike, our attention is drawn to the flames. But, what about the water? As anyone who has been through this themselves will tell you, the impact of a...

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The Hidden Danger of Floods

The Hidden Danger of Floods

Beyond the immediate chaos and destruction of mass inundation, floods bring a host of other hazards. While suspended sewage and oil slicks are clear indications of contamination, it is always safest...

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Algal Bloom

What Is An Algal Bloom?

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...

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