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toxic garden hoses

Garden Hoses Leach Toxic Chemicals Into Water

New research has discovered that many garden hoses are full of toxins such as BPA, lead, cadmium and others. Hoses are currently not regulated as faucets and pipes are with regard to lead and other toxins….

nitrites and drinking water

Chem Fertilizers Ruining Drinking Water

Recent research released by the University of California at Davis has found that chemical fertilizers are contaminating drinking waters in agricultural areas throughout the U.S. with dangerous levels of nitrates. The study focused upon the effects of farms in the Central Valley of...

meningoencephalitis

U.S. Deaths Linked to Infected Water

Four deaths in 2011 have been linked to water contaminated by an amoeba that infects the brain. Two were infected from using infected tap water for nasal irrigation, and two were infected by diving or jumping into rivers or lakes infected by the...