Tag Archives: Water

Trump EPA proposes overhaul of lead in drinking water rule, critics call plan weak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday proposed retooling a 1991 rule on lead and cooper contamination in drinking water, but critics said the change slows by 20 years the timeline for removing aging lead service lines that could expose children to a toxin known to harm developing brains. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection… Read More »

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup

TOKYO (Reuters) – High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday’s Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year’s Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. Water quality tests at Odaiba Marine Park found fecal bacteria levels far exceeded accepted limits, organizers said, forcing them to pull the plug on… Read More »

12 Ways To Remember To Drink Water

Hydration is key — here are 12 Ways To Remember To Drink Water. Just because it’s cold and we may not be sweating as much while we’re outside, doesn’t mean we can’t get dehydrated in the winter too! Beginning stages of dehydration can make you feel a little lethargic, may cause headaches, cause a feeling… Read More »

Flint official facing involuntary manslaughter charges in water crisis awarded high paying new job

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Although Dr. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, will face a jury trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, obstruction of justice and lying to a special police agent – all stemming from her handling of Flint’s 2014-15 water crisis – state officials just hired her as an “advisory physician” in the Michigan… Read More »