Unlike people in other parts of the world,
Americans take clean, safe drinking water for granted. Scientists estimate that
each year approximately 7 million Americans become sick from contaminated tap
water, which can also be lethal. RainSoft provides the best possible water treatment
systems for homes and businesses like yours. For your convenience, listed below
are links to articles regarding water pollution.
EPA - Drinking Water and Health: - What you need to know
Osmosis Works - howstuffworks.com
Explanatory site dealing with the causes and environmental and human consequences
of groundwater pollution.
Please article on "Water pollution"
toxic chemicals and their effects: a comprehensive table of the worst offenders
Flawed water tests put millions at risk: The problem of arsenic
contamination in Bangladesh.
Nations GEO-2000: Chapter Two: The State of the Environment - Global issues -
Toxic chemicals and hazardous waste
U.S. Geological Survey:
National assessment of pesticides in the streams, rivers, and ground water of
the United States
US EPA: Toxics factsheets
waters test positive for drugs: Science News Online, apr. 1, 2000: pharmaceutical
contamination of lakes, streams, and groundwater
Dishonorable Discharge - Toxic Pollution of America's Waters:Where
are the 50 most polluted rivers or waterbodies in the U.S?
in your water: "A variety of pesticides, legally used and applied, have found
their way into our drinking water supplies — including groundwater." Information
from Friends of the Earth US
Sea Weed Loose in America: Science News Online, July 15, 2000
- Killer Amoeba: Pfiesteria piscicida strikes again.
How dishwashers pollute the indoor air: Science News, 1999