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*  Environmental Topics | US EPA
Water: *drinking water quality. *watersheds and rivers. *wastewater, stormwater, runoff. *infrastructure finance and resilience ... effects of common pollutants. *risk and exposure studies. *asthma, children in school buildings ... pollution and your impact. *indoor air issues like asbestos. *air quality research and data ...
  https://www.epa.gov/environmental-topics
*  Editorial: Most Endangered?
... you are almost certainly among the five million people in the Washington Metropolitan area who get their drinking water from ... Unless your home is served by well water, ... suburban and urban runoff carrying loads of pollution into our ... and it is not known whether current water purification systems are removing those pollutants fully from the drinking water. ... "Thanks to the Clean Water Act, the Potomac and rivers across the country are cleaner and safer for drinking, boating, and ...
  http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2012/may/15/editorial-most-endangered/
*  The Overlooked Threat to Our Nation's Drinking Water | Alternet
But now that injection wells have been shown to cause surface water pollution, the practice should be carefully reconsidered. ... So every time there is a hard rain, large volumes of runoff force the shutdown of sewage treatment plants, allowing high ... it forms chemicals called trihalomethanes that increase the risk of bladder and other cancers with long-term exposure. Not only ... or processed at municipal sewage treatment facilities and then piped into local rivers; or treated onsite and reused in ...
  https://www.alternet.org/fracking/overlooked-threat-our-nations-drinking-water?page=0%2C1
*  Storm Water Permitting: Frequently Asked Questions
... the implementation of controls designed to prevent harmful pollutants from being washed by storm water run-off into local water ... drinking water supplies, and recreational waterways.. Mandated by Congress under the Clean Water Act, the NPDES Storm water ... directly into local water bodies. When left uncontrolled, this water pollution can result in the destruction of fish, wildlife ... "no exposure" if their industrial materials and operations are not exposed to storm water, thus eliminating the need to obtain ...
  http://www.in.gov/idem/stormwater/2418.htm
*  Sex effects of water pollution - Wikipedia
Main sources of drinking water, such as rivers, lakes, streams, and eventually the ocean are just a few of such mediums that ... These chemicals have an effect on the sex of many humans because of constant exposure. The pollutants found in the water have ... Runoff from said landfills eventually finds its way to a larger source of water and the contamination begins. Another source ... Sex-altering pollutants come from many sources. One source that is becoming more visible is water pollution through ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_effects_of_water_pollution
*  Polluting our Backyard to Feed China | HuffPost
... polluting our drinking water and rivers, leaving our waterways dead.. It would appear that the Chinese are only too aware of ... The evidence was so great that the researchers concluded, "Exposure to air pollution from hog operations is an environmental ... This level of overapplication frequently leads to highly toxic runoff, and the water-soluble nutrients find their way into our ... The researchers looked at the associations of reported hog odor and monitored air pollutants with the physical symptoms and ...
  https://www.huffingtonpost.com/maria-rodale/polluting-our-backyard-to_b_1973218.html
*  Water Pollution - Sources, Human, Levels, and Rivers - JRank Articles
... and makes drinking water purification more costly. The most serious water pollutant in terms of human health worldwide is ... Among the most important categories of water pollutants are sediment, infectious agents, toxins, oxygen demanding wastes, plant ... having no specific location where they originate or discharge into water bodies. Some nonpoint sources include runoff from farm ... Some of these materials are so toxic that exposure to extremely low levels (perhaps even parts per billion) can be dangerous. ...
  http://science.jrank.org/pages/7312/Water-Pollution.html
*  Flame retardants (EHC 209, 1998)
TCPP has not been found in drinking-water. The low volatility of TCPP precludes significant exposure from air. Exposure to TCPP ... 1984 led to the conclusion that urban run-off was not a source of river water pollution in that area (Fukushima et al., 1986). ... TDCPP has been identified in raw river water and drinking-water extracted from Japanese rivers (Takahashi & Morita, 1988). A ... Persistent organic pollutants in river water and ground water of the Netherlands. Chemosphere, 9: 231-249. R SUM 1. Le ...
  http://inchem.org/documents/ehc/ehc/ehc209.htm
*  Contaminated Nation - Water Contamination, Land Pollution & Hazardous Waste locations: Top 11 Environmental Risks for Your Home
... dirt and other pollutants. The runoff then flows into storm sewers or directly into lakes, streams, wetlands, rivers or coastal ... Environmental Risk # 8 - Drinking Water Wells. Shallow pumping wells are often used to provide drinking water because they are ... More sever exposure can cause convulsions, bronchospasms, muscle weakness, and death.. Environmental Risk # 6 - Volatile ... Storm Water Runoff. Storm water runoff happens when melting snow or rain flows over the ground around your home. Water- ...
  http://contaminatednation.blogspot.com/2011/09/top-11-environmental-risks-for-your-home.html
*  EPA Proposes Standards to Protect Florida's Waters -- Environmental Protection
... rivers, streams, springs and canals, in response to a 2009 consent decree with the Florida Wildlife Federation. ... Nutrient pollution can damage drinking water sources; increase exposure to harmful algal blooms, which are made of toxic ... Phosphorus and nitrogen pollution come from stormwater runoff, municipal wastewater treatment, fertilization of crops and ... They include industries discharging pollutants to lakes and flowing waters in Florida, publicly owned treatment works ...
  https://eponline.com/articles/2010/01/19/epa-proposes-standards-to-protect-floridas-waters.aspx
*  Btex Monitoring News on Environmental XPRT
Water intake protection using fluorescence monitors The protection of municipal drinking water producers and industrial plants ... The new rules now enact fenceline monitoring to better protect local communities from exposure to toxic air pollutants, such as ... water intakes from oil and hydrocarbon contamination has long been a problem for users of rivers, lakes and oceans. Potential ... Slick sleuth ACSA jet fuel pollution solution spill detection for Tambo Intl. Airport Jet fuel flowing down the twin storm- ...
  https://www.environmental-expert.com/news/keyword-btex-monitoring-11068
*  Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon - Wikipedia
Larger PAHs are generally insoluble in water, while some PAH's are soluble and known contaminants in drinking water. The larger ... Human exposure varies across the globe and depends on factors such as smoking rates, fuel types in cooking, and pollution ... Vane, C.H.; Harrison, I.; Kim, A.W.; Moss-Hayes, V.; Vickers, B.P.; Horton, B.P. (2008). "Status of organic pollutants in ... PAHs have a strong affinity for organic carbon, and thus highly organic sediments in rivers, lakes, and the ocean can be a ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polycyclic_aromatic_hydrocarbon
*  Living on Earth: The Thirst for Safe Water, Part 3: Mississippi Drinking Water: Epic Danger
... often carrying with it a heavy load of pesticides and other pollutants. For the people who have to draw their drinking water ... Despite the pollution in the water, Mr. Malek-Wiley finds solace here at the riverfront. He comes to relax and watch the barges ... Louis, the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers meet to form a wide and breathtaking expanse of water. The murky brown river churns ... Researchers are concerned about the effects of chronic exposure to low levels of chemicals. They are especially concerned about ...
  http://loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=99-P13-00034&segmentID=5
*  Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act - Wikipedia
Although agricultural runoff is the largest source of pollution in the Central Valley, the Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control ... plan for enclosed bays and estuaries whose objective is to protect the benthic community from direct exposure to pollutants in ... This idea of safe drinking water is the basis for the cities implementing their own clean water programs. Oceanside Clean Water ... Program is set-up to improve the water quality in their local creeks, rivers and oceans and to keep in accordance with the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porter-Cologne_Water_Quality_Control_Act
*  Environmental Carcinogens
... and the runoff of rainwater from cities present a growing pollution problem. Groundwater-subsurface water supplied by springs, ... Consequently, the interim drinking-water reputations for lead-established under the Safe Drinking Water Act in 1975-may provide ... 1.1.2 Air Pollution. Polluted air affects the health of human beings and of animal and plants. Emitted pollutants are diluted ... Increased levels of exposure to a carcinogen carry with them an increased risk of developing cancer, a single exposure to a ...
  http://www.rawfoodexplained.com/cancers-tumors/part-iv/environmental-carcinogens.html
*  Over 267 Toxins Found in Public Tap Water
... find out what's in your water using this handy tap water database. ... find out what's in your water using this handy tap water database. ... Public tap water is contaminated with hundreds of different chemicals; ... Public tap water is contaminated with hundreds of different chemicals; ...
  https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/08/08/toxins-found-in-public-tap-water.aspx
*  Doctorate dissertation
Lamp set at 277305 Limit of Detection: 1-2 parts per trillion Drinking water, surface water, sludge, sediments and soils, ... the open waters ,/li,,/ul,,ul,,li,Small fraction of the mercury transported in rivers is exported to open waters due to the ... to April 2010 on a site-by-site basis Mercury concentration An indicator of water pollution No significant difference for water ... Main sources of MeHg in water ,/li,,/ul,,ul,,li, Direct precipitation ,/li,,/ul,,ul,,ul,,li,Watershed runoff (especially from ...
  https://www.slideshare.net/roses4mel/doctorate-dissertation-7530064
*  Water Toxicity Sampling News on Environmental XPRT
Get the latest water toxicity sampling news on Environmental XPRT, the world's largest environmental industry marketplace and ... The monitoring of water for unknown pollutants is of great importance, especially when surface water, drinking water or ground ... Testing ecological toxicity in rivers Water quality in rivers is commonly classified according to its physical and chemical ... Pelletized manure reduces Toxic runoff There is considerable amount of uncertainty concerning the environmental impacts that ...
  https://www.environmental-expert.com/news/keyword-water-toxicity-sampling-40301
*  Water justice - Wikipedia
Lead in drinking water can cause a variety of adverse health effects. Exposure to lead in drinking water can cause delays in ... As the runoff moves, it picks up and carries away natural and human-made pollutants, finally depositing them into watersheds ... The Clean Water Act: The Clean Water Act was signed into law in 1948 under the name Federal Water Pollution Control Act, with ... via lakes, rivers, wetlands, coastal waters, and even our underground sources of drinking water. In 2002, in the National Water ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_justice
*  Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine (ESEMAG) November-December 2015 by Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine ...
... force main 25 Controlling micro-pollutants in drinking water 30 Automatic water main flushing reduces costs and improves water ... Studies estimate that microbeads make up 20 per cent of plastic pollution in the Great Lakes, which provide drinking water to ... Stormwater Management with other natural processes, reduce surface water runoff while helping to stabilize the flow rate of ... Chronic manganese exposure has been linked to various neurological effects such as learning disabilities in children, ...
  https://issuu.com/esemag/docs/ese_nd.15_issuu
*  Water contamination in Lawrence and Morgan Counties, Alabama - Wikipedia
... that Lawrence and Morgan Counties had water that was contaminated with water pollutants introduced into the rivers and drinking ... is another Northern Alabama County affected by PFOA and PFOS pollution in the drinking water. The West Morgan-East Lawrence ... For example, the runoff from the landfills had entered many nearby rivers; thus citizens are exposed to the chemicals. 3M has ... To reduce the exposure of the chemicals, public health officials suggest that water systems be carefully monitored and managed ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_contamination_in_Lawrence_and_Morgan_Counties,_Alabama
*  Water - Wikipedia
Water runoff often collects over watersheds flowing into rivers. A mathematical model used to simulate river or stream flow and ... Water fit for human consumption is called drinking water or potable water. Water that is not potable may be made potable by ... Discharge of untreated water from industrial uses is pollution. Pollution includes discharged solutes (chemical pollution) and ... Oxygen-saturated supercritical water combusts organic pollutants efficiently. Water vapor is used for some processes in the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water
*  Eating Safely in a Polluted World: Part III - Hazards of Organochlorines: from an ongoing series by
Food, milk and water everywhere contain organochlorines. In this column, Dr. Galland offers solutions to these troubling health ... corporations to other countries and still found in our own soil and water; the herbicide dioxin; and PCBs, which have been ... Recent alarms have been raised by worldwide pollution with these chemicals, which include: the pesticide DDT, banned in the U.S ... a bacterial infection which is spread through drinking water. But chlorine reacts with organic matter dissolved in water to ...
  http://www.healthy.net/scr/column.aspx?ColumnId=5&Id=63
*  Green infrastructure - Wikipedia
As a result of years of discharges, storm water runoff, sewer outflows, and industrial pollutants, the canal has become one of ... Good urban water management is complex and requires not only water and wastewater infrastructure, but also pollution control ... In addition to providing drinking water and food, water and the spaces around it create potential for transport, trade and ... Rivers, streams, ponds and lakes may exist as natural features within cities, or be added to an urban environment as an aspect ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_infrastructure
*  Lect6 | Water Pollution | Pollution
... pollutants can kill and injure fishes and other aquatic life and they can interfere with the suitability of water for drinking ... often reach to water bodies through surface runoff, domestic wastes and sewage. These microbes produce several undesirable and ... Ninety percent of urban sewage in the developing world is discharged into rivers, lakes, and coastal water ways without any ... Monomethylmercury causes damage to the brain and the central nervous system, while foetal and postnatal exposure have given ...
  https://www.scribd.com/presentation/6894181/Lect6