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Are You Drinking Plastic from Bottle Water?

The World Health Organization (WHO) reveals plastic particles high in the water of plastic bottled brands globally. A new study looked at 259 bottles from 19 locations in nine countries from 11 brands finding 325 plastic particles for every liter of water sold as reported in The Guardian’s article, “WHO launches health review after microplastics found

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New Jersey Homes Reveal Lead in Drinking Water

News 12 New Jersey took 25 tap water samples from five towns throughout the state revealing varying levels of lead in homeowners’ drinking water. Lead is possible in homes and other structures older than 30 years ago because lead free plumbing did not exist before 1986. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets the legal limit

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Huntington, Long Island: What Pipe Cut Revealed…

One of the free water quality tests Aqua Right conducts during a home visit is a Nitrates test. Below shows the results of a Huntington, New York, homeowner’s Nitrate test as well as what the tap water pipe revealed after cutting it before the installation, and what flushing of the customer’s tap water produced after

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Not Bathing in Bottled Water… Are you?

So, you drink bottled water but what about bathing in it or using it to wash your laundry, dishes, countertops, etc.? If you believe your unfiltered tap water is not clean enough to drink, cook, or make ice; what makes you think that other home unfiltered tap water uses are just fine? Here is a

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Carcinogens in NJ Drinking Water Pending Regulation

Delaware Riverkeeper Network’s deputy director discusses New Jersey’s latest pending DEP regulations of cancer and disease-causing chemicals in the state’s drinking water in an interview with NJTV News. The chemicals are PFNA and TCP. Neither toxin disintegrates naturally in the environment.  The state is considering setting safety standards for both. PFNA is a compound used to make

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Radioactive Groundwater Found in Bethpage

A new nine-page report, released in June 2017, on the Grumman aerospace site indicates the facility handled radioactive materials linked to breast, bone, and liver cancer. News 12 Long Island reports Bethpage groundwater tests positive for radium and has Long Island residents wondering and alarmed to the Grumman finding and its possible connection to long-term radioactive water

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Understanding Long Island’s Dead Beaches & Bays

A New York Times’ report states that 75% of Suffolk residents rely on septic tanks to contain their human toilet waste but decades of leaks and overflow are what has contributed to algae blooms and the suffocation of life in nearby beaches and bays. The article, ” ‘Dead Rivers, Closed Beaches’: A Water Crisis on Long

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America’s ‘Troubled Water’

New documentary by News 21’s Carnegie-Knight initiative criss-crosses the United States showing American drinking water contamination in rural, suburban, and urban areas. Interviews with Americans telling their local stories of tap water toxicity that have yet to be remedied. Watch “Troubled Water” Troubled Water from News21 on Vimeo. Contact Aqua Right for your free water quality assessment. Ensure your family / customers

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Poland Spring Accused of Selling Well Water

Last month, 11 plaintiffs from 8 states brought a class-action lawsuit against Nestle’s Poland Spring brand of bottled water claiming zero parts of its water is drawn from springs, but all of it is sourced from groundwater at risk to same contaminants as unfiltered American well and tap water. Moreover, Nestle settled a similar suit

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NY & NJ Join ‘Cape Fear’ with PFC Contamination

Research from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and Northeastern University in Boston places mostly downstate New York and much of New Jersey on the list of its 27 states, and about 15 million people, living with water utilities reporting PFC chemicals in its drinking supply. PFCs, also categorized as PFOs and PFOAs, made headlines this month

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