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Bottled Water Found to Contain Microplastics

Research has found that many popular brands of bottled water can contain significant microplastic particles. Find out which brands had the most, how they are harmful, and how to avoid drinking plastics with your water.

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How Flint Water Crisis Could Happen Anywhere

The Flint Michigan water crisis was shocking. But it serves to teach some important lessons. The fact is, this could happen anywhere. Find out what caused the crisis and why this could also happen to your tap water.

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How Much Water We Should Drink?

How much water should you drink a day? A number of studies have investigated this. Here is what the science has determined. Hint: It’s higher than 6 to 8 glasses a day.

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Garden Hoses Leach Toxic Chemicals Into Water

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….

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Drinking Water Amoeba Keeps Killing People

An amoeba called Naegleria fowleri is infecting drinking water supplies in the U.S. and other Western countries. This is serious, because the amoeba can infect the brain and cause death.