Latest Tap water Stories

2011-03-09 10:25:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of Americans say they have concerns about the quality of their water as more people become educated about specific contaminants and take action in their homes. Those are findings from an independent survey released today at WQA Aquatech USA.

2011-03-07 07:18:00

BENSALEM, Pa., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Technologies - developers of the only dual ion exchange tap water filtration pitchers and dispensers, and the only pitcher filter to receive NSF International's certification for chromium-6 and lead reduction - has received recognition from the Water Quality Association (WQA) - the international trade association and Gold Seal product certification body, representing the residential, commercial and industrial water treatment industry.

2011-02-11 08:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Duoyuan Global Water Inc.

2011-01-27 00:02:59

Recent reports warn that toxic chemicals in plastic bottles, such as BPA, get into the water they carry. Additionally, there is substantial emerging evidence that acidic body conditions promote a wide variety of disease.

2011-01-13 00:00:40

A new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) reveals that tap water in 31 of 35 American cities tested contains hexavalent chromium, a carcinogenic chemical made famous by the movie “Erin Brockovich.” Mermaid Water (USAWaterSolutions.com) is working to help residents understand what steps they can take to restore confidence in their tap water and protect their families from chromium exposure. Manassas, VA (PRWEB) January 12, 2011 Probable carcinogen hexavalent chromium...

2011-01-10 00:00:50

Alarming New Study Points to Widespread Tap Water Contamination San Diego, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 08, 2011 A study released by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) provided the first ever survey of the suspected carcinogen hexavalent chromium in the nation’s tap water.

2011-01-04 09:00:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's easy to remember to stay hydrated during the warm summer months, but just because temperatures have dropped, doesn't mean your water intake should.

2010-12-28 13:42:00

NEWBURY, Ohio, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that tap water in 89 percent of the cities tested contains hexavalent chromium, also known as chromium-6.

2010-12-01 07:00:00


2010-11-16 00:00:50

Consumers can experience the health benefits -- and great taste -- of ionized water from their drinking tap. Water ionizers have many potential benefits to a person’s health and can help them save money on bottled water. Boca Raton, Fla.

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