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Water softeners- The new revolutionary way to process water

Hard water is full of dissolved minerals in the water, typically calcium and magnesium. A water softener uses an ion exchanger to remove them and replace them with sodium ions. 382 more words

'Our kids need proper water': Families plead for action over uranium in drinking water

ABC News | 7:30 Isabella Higgins, Bridget Brennan, Emily Napangarti Butcher 19 June 2018

Some of Australia’s poorest communities have been drinking water high in uranium, and residents have accused governments of ignoring the problem.   66 more words

Water Analysis - Non-biological Contamination

Water Testing Increasing Following Salem Algae Bloom

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is rolling out new protocol for testing your drinking water.

The new regulations come after an algae bloom that happened in Salem. 24 more words

Health Authority

Salem water: Latest test shows toxins below EPA advisory level

Salem officials sought to reassure people on Sunday the city’s water is safe to drink. They announced the latest test results show toxins are below the level that would trigger a federal advisory. 47 more words

The Oregonian

Umpqua Rivers deemed at risk for toxic algae

Douglas County’s main waterways are on a preliminary list created by the Oregon Health Authority that highlights toxic algae-prone water systems within the state.

Nearly 40 percent of the 41 water systems listed by the state agency are in the county. 38 more words


Salem water crisis: Statewide response urged against toxic algae

State officials and lawmakers this week began taking steps to make the testing of drinking water a statewide priority in response to Salem’s drinking water advisory and the possibility of more toxic algae blooms emerging across Oregon. 49 more words

Statesman Journal

June 18, 1940: E.B. Bain Plant Dedicated, Raleigh, NC

June 18, 1940:  E.B. Bain Water Treatment Plant dedicated.“Back in 1938, Raleigh[, North Carolina]  was faced with a choice: reduce the growing demand for water by cutting off the supply to unincorporated areas; do nothing until demand outstripped supply; or build a new plant with federal Public Works Administration funding. 203 more words