Water 101

E. coli Bacteria Explained

What is E. coli? E. coli stands for Escherichia coli, a large and diverse group of bacteria that live in the lower intestines of humans and warm-blooded animals1. Most strains of E.coli are not harmful, and are actually important components of a healthy human gut. Other [...]

2018-11-05T15:53:18-05:00July 24th, 2017|Water 101|

A Look at Radiological Water Contaminants

What are radiological water contaminants? Radiological water contaminants are undesirable radioactive substances that have entered a water supply. They are also known as radionuclides. Typical, naturally-occurring radiologicals found in drinking water include, “...isotopes of radium, uranium and radon, among others. Fission products from man-made nuclear [...]

2018-08-24T16:13:01-05:00June 19th, 2017|Water 101|

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