Lead in drinking water has evolved into a nationwide concern. Lead can come from decaying infrastructure underground and fixtures in your home. NSF International is a public health and safety organization which has led development of standards governing water quality. In 1990, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency replaced its own… Read More Source: NSF New… Read More

The Global Rundown A study of deep groundwater sources in California found triple the amount previously estimated under prime agricultural regions. Water shortages in Palestine are the result of a heat wave, not intentional cuts, according to Israel’s Water Authority. The Panama Canal opened its newest set of locks over the weekend, allowing bigger ships… Read More

Researchers urge caution in underground disposal of oil waste, to protect deep water sources. California’s Central Valley is the heart of the state’s farming and oil industries. Stanford researchers found significantly more fresh groundwater beneath the valley the deeper they looked. Photo © J. Carl Ganter / Circle of Blue By Brett Walton, Circle of… Read More