Tap Water

Swiss startup says high-tech water filter can remove bacteria, viruses and plastic

As people unfortunate enough to find themselves in the path of the recent string of hurricanes and other natural disasters scramble to access clean water, a Swiss startup says it has a product that could help.<p>The product called DrinkPure is the brainchild of a team of scientists from the Swiss …

Water

EPA Releases Annual List Of Cities Where Tap Water Probably Fine To Drink But Tastes Kinda Off

WASHINGTON—As part of the office’s annual assessment of the safety and sanitation of the nation’s water supply, the Environmental Protection Agency …

EPA

Children's IQ may be affected by fluoride in drinking water

Adding fluoride to public drinking water for dental purposes has been the center of controversy since the practice first began in 1945, and the …

Research

Scottish Man Compares Costly Bottled Water to Tap Water In a Hilariously Subtitled Comedy Sketch

In a very funny clip from “Limmy’s Show“, Scottish comic Brian Limond poked fun at the water industry, starting first at a grocery store pricing each …

Water

The Strict Royal Family Diet Restrictions Could Serve You Well

Imagining life as a member of Britain's Royal Family might involve daydreams of lavish spreads consisting of the most exotic, rare and outrageously …

Royal Family

There's a Hidden Carcinogen Tainting Tap Water and Consumer Products Nationwide

Click here for reuse options! More than 7 million Americans across 27 states are impacted.Water supplies for more than 7 million Americans in 27 …

Water

'Coffee-Ring Effect' Could Reveal What's in Your Tap Water

The physics of the so-called "coffee-ring effect" — how particles in liquid cause darkened areas to form at the perimeter of a spill — is helping …

Science

Money Saving Tips for Paris, France

<b>1. Locate the Nearest Monoprix and Shop There -</b> Monoprix is the French version of an up-scale Super Target and a staple of Parisian life. The top …

Frugal Living

The U.S. Has The Highest Rate Of Plastic-Contaminated Tap Water In The World

According to a new study, we're drinking water filled with plastic fibers every day.<p>We already know that our oceans are becoming dangerously …

Lifestyle

If you're drinking tap water, you're probably drinking plastic; here's why

Reportedly, over 400 million metric tons of new plastic is made each year and only a small fraction is recycled.<p>Billions of people are drinking water …

Health

We're All Full of Plastic

There’s an enormous amount of plastic in your tap water, but don’t worry. It’s also in basically everything else you eat and drink.<p>On Tuesday, the …

EPA

What’s Better: Tap Filtered or Bottled Water?

Once and for all, we settle the great water debate.<p>We’re all trying to drink more water. It’s good for the skin, metabolism, digestion, and muscle …

Water

There are microplastics in your tap water

Here’s a less than happy thought – we drink tap water on the assumption that it is absolutely safe. But a new study reveals the overwhelming …

Travel

Tap water could be swimming with tiny plastic particles

Microplastics in Water<p>Still, sparkling or plastic? A new study suggests that people could be ingesting 3,000 to 4,000 microparticles of plastic in …

Water

Plastic fibers pervasive in tap water worldwide, new study shows

Microplastics aren't just fouling the world's oceans - invisible plastic fibers are polluting drinking water tapped by millions of people. Where do …

News

How to Turn Tap Water Into Bottled Water

A technique to prevent dehydration during a natural disaster, or at other times<p>For more than 24 hours, Hurricane Irma has maintained winds of 185 miles per hour. That combination of strength and duration hasn’t been recorded over the Atlantic Ocean before. The storm appears to be heading toward the …

Water

Billions are drinking water contaminated with plastic — and US has it the worst, study finds

If you drink tap water, you’re probably also ingesting potentially dangerous microscopic plastic fibers.<p>And you’re not alone: That’s likely the case …

Water

We are living on a plastic planet. What does it mean for our health?

New studies reveal that tiny plastic fibres are everywhere, not just in our oceans but on land too. Now we urgently need to find out how they enter our food, air and tap water and what the effects are on all of us<p>Sometimes a single revelation opens our eyes to a whole new view of the world. The …

Environment

Plastic fibers found in over 80% of tap water samples from five continents

If you had a glass of water from the tap today, you likely ingested plastic. Orb Media conducted an investigation of plastic in our tap water over 10 …

Water

Thursday briefing: Tap water contains plastic microparticles

Microparticles of plastic have been found in tap water around the world, Facebook says a Russian firm bought ads for "divisive" propaganda during US …

Water

Plastic Found in 94 Percent of US Tap Water Samples

Latest public scientific study reveals just how serious the world's plastic pollution problem is.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Recycling

Plastic fibers are found in almost all of the world's tap water

Water

You're Probably Drinking Plastic in Your Tap Water

We know that plastics clog our oceans, lakes and the stomachs of marine animals, but a first-of-its-kind investigation from Orb Media found the …

Water

83% Of The World’s Tap Water Contains Plastic Fibres: Study

The vast majority of the planet's tap water is contaminated by microscopic plastic fibres, a new study claims.Researchers for the study, which was …

Canadian News

Most tap water is contaminated with plastic, scientists discover

Most of the world’s tap water is contaminated with plastic, a large-scale scientific investigation has discovered.<p>Microplastic particles are flowing …

Water

Billions Of People Likely To Be Drinking Water Contaminated With Plastic Microfibers

Right around the planet, billions of people are drinking water that is laced with tiny plastic microfibers. That is the worrying conclusion of a …

Water

Boil water notice for South Shore residents

A widespread boil-water notice has been issued for many communities on the South Shore.<p>E. coli bacteria was detected in the the water supply for …

Water

Is your tap water safe? Calls for more research on the dangers of plastic fibres

University of New South Wales ecologist Mark Anthony Browne has called on more research to be done into the health impacts of microfibres found in …

EPA

Study: 83% of Tap Water Around the Globe Tested Positive for Tiny Plastic Fibers

Jessica Corbett, staff writer"Microscopic plastic fibers are flowing out of taps from New York to New Delhi," according to a recent investigation by</i> …

Liberal View

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals

Exclusive: Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles, with 83% of samples found to be polluted<p>We are living on a plastic planet. What does it mean for our health?<p>Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, …

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