Would it surprise you to know drinking water in some Canadian cities contains unsafe levels of lead? A year-long investigation that has involved over 100 university students and journalists found some disturbing answers.
“Hundreds of thousands of Canadians could be drinking water with dangerous lead levels, a national investigation has found.”
” Extensive overland flooding in southeastern Manitoba in recent weeks has caused some wells to become contaminated. Jodi Goerzen, District Manager of the Seine/Rat River Conservation District, says people in the affected areas will want to have their water tested.”
” A health alert has been put in place for the drinking water supply at a private school in southwest Calgary after a recent inspection revealed dangerous levels of bacteria.”
” Reverse osmosis is a water purification system used around the world to help improve water for drinking, cooking and other important uses. “
“Grad student Bofu Li is working with fellow researchers at Dalhousie’s Centre for Water Resources Studies and Halifax Water to control lead concentrations in the city’s drinking water.”
“Billionaire inventor Elon Musk and his Musk Foundation are donating $480,350 for water stations and filtration equipment for every building in Flint Community Schools.”
“As we all know, it is a kind of water where all the impurities, toxins and minerals are removed; water in its purest form. A lot of people are using it for food preparation”.
Before you start all of your Thanksgiving cooking and and baking, make sure that everything you make is the best that it can be.
“Pennsylvania Walk for Water is drawing attention to the need for clean water around the world. The organization brings clean water to areas of the world hit hard by natural disasters.”
“Distilled water is a good choice for drinking water if the source water is contaminated by metals, volatile organic compounds, or fluoride.”