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New Polymer Could ‘Revolutionize’ Water Purification

Researchers at Cornell University have found a new polymer that can purify water in seconds.<p>The findings, published in the scientific journal <i>Nature</i>, …

Grayl uses Kickstarter to launch Ultralight, the ‘world’s best’ water purification bottle

Grayl, the Seattle-based maker of portable water-purification bottles, is seeking additional funds through a Kickstarter campaign for its latest …

UN distributing smart, portable, solar-powered water purification systems

In recent years, we have covered no fewer than five other solar-powered water purification systems and there's a good reason why. Areas where clean …

6 important things to consider before buying a water purifier

A good water purifier is the need of the hour. Thanks to the growing demand and environmental hazards, it is out of question to consume water without …

How Safe Is Your Tap Water? A Post-Flint Primer on How to Protect Yourself

Like the incessant drip of a leaky faucet, questions about the quality of ordinary tap water are starting to keep us up at night. Sure, travelers know to stockpile bottled water in Tulum and Shanghai, but stateside, reusable bottles reign and opening the tap for drinking water has become second …

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Your Questions Answered: How To Make Sure Your Tap Water Is Safe - Diane Rehm

Pixabay<p>During and after our recent show about tap water contamination beyond Flint, Michigan, many of our listeners had questions about how to ensure …

Here's a small town's advice for cities considering a plastic water bottle ban

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has raised questions about the state of our nation's water supply, but scientists and officials tell us that most of our water systems provide safe drinking water.<p>Even so, Americans still consume more bottled water than any others in the world. We buy an …

Jackson, Miss. Cautions Against Drinking Tap Water After Lead Reports

The city of Jackson, Miss. is cautioning some residents against consuming the city’s drinking water after reports of elevated lead levels.<p>The city …

Boxed Versus Bottled Water

There’s a new type of packaging you may see your water come in — a box. But is drinking water from a box healthier than drinking good old bottled …

Is Fluoride In Your Brand Of Bottled Water?

Consumers purchase bottled water for many reasons. One, perhaps, is they think they are buying spring water that is not contaminated with fluoride. …

Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water

<i>Have a question that's not answered on this page?</i> Contact the Safe Drinking Water Hotline.<p>Información relacionada disponible en español<p>Infographic: …