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Op-Ed: Raw water craze — Is it a rip-off or a lack of public trust?

San Francisco - A strange new food trend, raw water, has gripped consumers, or at least the ones rich enough to afford to throw away their money on unproven and sometimes ridiculous statements by people who profess to know what they are talking about.

Microplastics in drinking water — Huge problem needing a solution

A new study looked at microplastics in drinking water in 14 countries globally. Besides giving us information on how widely spread these microplastics really are, the study also highlights the need for added studies on possible human health risks.

Wastewater turned into tap water thanks to man-made wetlands

Technology keeps healthy water continuously flowing between Dallas and Houston in Texas with the help of nature and human ingenuity.

How safe is your tap water? Special

Guelph - We love to swim in it, splash and bathe in water. On a hot day, there's nothing more refreshing than a tall cool drink of water. And we all know we'll die without it.

Blue Communities Project highlights water issues Special

The necessity of keeping water public is one of the main thrusts in the Blue Communities project launched by the Council of Canadians and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

Millions spent on bottled water

More than $7 million tax dollars have been spent on bottled water by the federal government, according to a report released today.

Op-Ed: The Good Side of Bottled Water

To some people, bottled water is the embodiment of evil. There is, however, a good side to bottled water. Consider how bottled water companies compete with local tap water providers, making them work harder to do their jobs effectively.

Pepsi Admits Aquafina is Just Tap Water

Bottled water initially started off selling water by claiming it originated from springs, but later they started filtering regular water and selling them without mentioning this obvious fact.

Bye-Bye Bottled Water

Some upscale California restaurants are abandoning bottled water in favor of tap water to conserve the environment. One restaurant manager said that shipping bottled water from Italy and then having to recycle was just not worth the trouble.

$1 for Tap Water in Restaurants

New York's restaurants charge tap water for $1 on March 22 for a worthy cause with UNICEF.

Chlorine in Bathwater Linked to Cancer

Research shows even small amounts of chlorine in bathwater can increase the risk of bladder cancer by two times.
 

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Tap water purifier implicated as a possible cause of food allergies.
Tap water purifier implicated as a possible cause of food allergies.
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At least 83 percent of our tap water contains microplastics.
At least 83 percent of our tap water contains microplastics.
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