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Water treatment is essential for protecting us from waterborne diseases, but disinfectants like chlorine can lead to dangerous byproducts in your home’s water called haloacetic acids (HAA5). In this piece, we ask: what are HAA5, how do they form, what are the potential health effects, and how to remove them from your water?

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SimpleLab's Lead In School Water Project is the first web-based application to rank and track every US state in terms of school-related lead exposure, testing and policy. This project’s goal is to provide a free public resource for parents, facility managers and regulators to monitor the latest data on their school’s waterborne lead concentrations.

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What are phthalates and are they dangerous? You can’t smell them, taste them, or perhaps even pronounce them, but phthalates are everywhere. Therefore, due to leaching, weathering and disintegration, they can (and do) make it into many drinking water supplies. Find out what that means for your health.

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Radon is a silent threat. You can’t see it. You can’t taste it. You can’t smell it. However, it affects approximately 1 in every 15 homes in the U.S. at a concentration above the recommended action level. But, there is some good news. Prevention and reduction of radon contamination have a simple solution. Find out how.

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