Tag: Lead in Water

More contamination news: Pipeline spills 270,000 liters of produced water in northern Alberta! Why the concern? It’s just WATER … Well, no. Produced water is the water that comes up with oil and gas when drilling takes place.  Millions and millions of barrels of produced water is generated each year, and most petroleum companies either […]

Is there LEAD in the drinking water at your child’s school? Just out now – ABC News says less than HALF of the school districts check for lead in their water!  The report from the Government Accountability Office also found that of the 43 percent of school districts that test for lead in drinking water, 37 […]

Yuck! When you think of contaminated water systems, leaky pipes and other bad news about drinking water, you may think Bangladesh, India, or Mexico, but the good old USA is just as guilty of bad water infrastructure – in its smaller communities. Navid Saleh, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of […]