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Well Water Information

Mar 27th 2017

Approximately 15% of Americans obtain their drinking water from a private well. These wells are not subject to the EPA Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and the Primary and Secondary Drinking W … read more

Lead in Plumbing Products

Mar 27th 2017

In 1986, the Safe Drinking Water Act (SWDA) amendment restricted the use of lead solder, flux and pipes in public water systems. In 1996, another amendment to the SWDA requires that all pipe, p … read more

Bottled Water Information

Mar 27th 2017

Bottled water use is very extensive in the United States. More than half of all Americans drink bottled water and sales exceed $4 billion a year. The growth of the bottled water industry is d … read more

Water Quality Glossary

Mar 27th 2017

Absorption: The uptake of water or dissolved chemicals by a cell or an organism (as tree roots absorb dissolved nutrients in the soil). Action Level: The level of lead or copper which, if exceede … read more