Lead in Drinking Water

Lead in Drinking Water

Lead is a common metal found in the environment that is not safe for human consumption. Lead in drinking water should be taken seriously because the EPA has set the maximum level of consumption at ZERO. The main sources of … Read More

Water Quality In Spokane

Water Quality in Spokane

Although the EPA regulates pollutants in Washington’s water, there are still a lot of contaminants that pollute Spokane’s water sources. In fact, Spokane has embarked on a $340 million effort to help clean up the water quality in Spokane. Read … Read More

Arsenic In Drinking Water

Arsenic in Drinking Water

What is Arsenic? Arsenic is a naturally occurring element. It is found in combination with either inorganic or organic substances to form many different compounds. Inorganic arsenic compounds are found in soils, sediments, and groundwater. (CDC) How Are People Exposed … Read More

Chlorine to Chloroform

Chloroform in Drinking Water

What is chloroform? Chloroform is a colorless liquid that has a pleasant, nonirritating odor. Although it is a naturally occurring chemical, most of the chloroform in the environment is man-made. Chloroform is used as an extraction solvent for:– Fats– Oils– … Read More

What Are PFAS Chemicals

What Are PFAS?

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that includes PFOA, PFOS, GenX, and many other chemicals (EPA).  PFAS are persistent organic pollutants. They do not naturally break-down, but instead accumulate in the environment and in the … Read More

Is Bottled Water Safe

Is Bottled Water Safe?

Is bottled water safe, you ask? We have a bit of information for you. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA 2019) regulates bottled water with three standards, which include: 1. The standard of identity2. The standard of quality 3. Current … Read More