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Water Quality Articles - presented by Aqua General, Houston Texas

Water Quality: Is There Room for Improvement?

Many homeowners in the Greater Houston area are investing in whole house water conditioning systems to improve the quality of the water they receive, whether from a municipal source or a private well. Aqua General's own David Davies examines why.

Local Water System Report, City of Houston

An Environmental Working Group analysis of tap water tests from 1998 through 2003 shows that customers of City of Houston, Public Works Deptartment drank water containing up to 19 pollutants. City of Houston, Public Works Deptartment is one of 65,000 water suppliers across the country wrestling with treating water polluted by sprawl, sewage, factory farms, and industry.

Lead in your tap water?

Lead may pose greater leaching risk than standard tests show In critiquing a common safety standard for brass used in plumbing, researchers have found the regimen may be flawed...

From Boiling to Frozen

Watch this video, as a man throws boiling water into the air in Saskatchewan during a typical mid-winter, -40c day.

Fact Sheet on Drinking Water Contaminants

"Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that water poses a health risk." EPA
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