You can not drink, fish and even swim: almost half of the water bodies in the United States are heavily polluted

The Clean Water Act, passed 50 years ago, has not achieved its goals, according to a new analysis. Nearly half of the rivers and streams in the US are considered too polluted to meet quality standards for swimming, recreation, fish consumption, or use as sources of drinking…

In running water in the USA, radiation and toxins were detected: how to check what you drink for free

The latest edition of the piped water database is officially online and ready for use by the general public. This free resource gives the public an idea of ​​what exactly is in their drinking water. How to use it and where to look, the newspaper said ...

Dozens of California water districts will not receive water amid deepening drought: residents are asked to save

Although it is autumn now, November has turned out to be one of the driest and warmest in California. The state is in its third year of drought. ABC7News writes about it. The deepening drought prompted the State Department of Water Resources to announce that it will not release water next year ...

Some states will restrict water consumption: this is the first such federal ban in history

On August 23, US officials announced the first-ever shortage of water from a river serving 40 million people in the Western United States. Due to a severe drought, water consumption will be reduced starting from 2022. AP News reported in more detail. ...

Cadaveric poison, feces, dirt: how the eerie contents of water towers are killing Americans

In March last year, residents of the small coastal village of Delray Beach, Florida, noticed something strange in the water coming from their taps. It was dirty and smelled bad, Yahoo says. Complaints from residents of the city led to the discovery of deposits that had accumulated inside one of ...

Bottled water has an expiration date: why it matters

Each of us always has several bottles of water. Many people even stock up on large packages of bottled water to be sure that they will have enough for a long time. But it turns out that water in bottles actually cannot be stored forever, because it has ...

'Crazy stench': California beach closed due to sewage break in Mexico

The entire coastline of the beach in Southern California was closed on Friday, April 16, due to sewage contaminated with runoff flowing north of the Tijuana River in Mexico. The closure took place a week after the completion of repairs to a broken water pump in the Tijuana River, reports ...

The future is here: pedal boats with fenders are sold in the USA

Walking a bicycle on the water looks like a picture from the future. But you can do it now. It all started with a dream in which the founder of the New Zealand company Manta5 was riding his bicycle through the water. The Voice of America spoke in more detail about the unusual invention. “When he woke up ...

'It's terrible to live like this': a city in Mississippi is left without running water for the third week

In Jackson, Mississippi, a water crisis has exposed long-standing problems, CNBC writes. “We cannot wash, cook food, wash dishes, wash clothes. It is extremely difficult, ”said one of the residents. After more than two weeks of absence of clean running water, the second ...

Risk of cancer and heart disease: Whole Foods sells arsenic water

Consumer Reports tests have found potentially dangerous levels of arsenic in Whole Foods bottled water, USA Today writes. Whole Foods' Starkey Spring Water still contains potentially dangerous levels of arsenic, according to new tests by Consumer Reports. Bottled water sold in ...

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