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CLIMATE AND WATER

Based on the current trends of carbon emission, cities across the United States should anticipate water-related problems because of climate change. The impacts may range from water shortages to more intense storms, floods to sea level rise. NRDC has been … Continue reading

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HOW TO REDUCE EXPOSURE OF ARSENIC IN OUR DRINKING WATER

Levels of arsenic in our drinking water can be reduced to meet the standard requirement of EPA, which is 0.10 parts per million. The only surest way to minimize exposure to arsenic in our drinking water is through thorough water … Continue reading

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EFFECTS OF LEAD IN DRINKING WATER

Lead occurs naturally in the environment and is harmful to human health when ingested or inhaled.  Environmental lead contamination also causes serious effects in the ecosystems. Human activities release more lead in the environment than natural processes. Lead-based paint and … Continue reading

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WATER IMPURITIES

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies, e.g. lakes, oceans, seas, rivers, aquifers, and ground water. It is any chemical, physical or biological change in the quality of the water that causes harm to the living things. Water pollution … Continue reading

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EFFECTS OF WATER POLLUTION

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies, e.g. lakes, oceans, seas, rivers, aquifers, and ground water. It is any chemical, physical or biological change in the quality of the water that causes harm to the living things. Water pollution … Continue reading

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WATER POLLUTION

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies, e.g. lakes, oceans, seas, rivers, aquifers, and ground water. It is any chemical, physical or biological change in the quality of the water that causes harm to the living things. Water pollution … Continue reading

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WATER POLLUTION

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies, e.g. lakes, oceans, seas, rivers, aquifers, and ground water. It is any chemical, physical or biological change in the quality of the water that causes harm to the living things. Water pollution … Continue reading

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DISPARITIES IN LEAD EXPOSURE

DISPARITIES IN LEAD EXPOSURE Lead poisoning is a medical conditions caused by increased levels of the heavy metal lead in the body. Lead has no known useful purpose in our bodies. It is toxic to many organs and tissues including … Continue reading

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DIFFERENT TYPES OF WATER POLLUTION

It is evident now that global warming is becoming a health threat. Every day there is a rise in health threats regarding the rising temperatures. This is mainly due to ‘eating’ away of ozone layers that usually filters out the … Continue reading

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Clean Water

Clean and plenty water provides the foundation for prosperous communities. We rely on water that is fresh to survive, yet right now we are heading towards a water crisis. Changing environment patterns is threatening water sources; the key sources that … Continue reading

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