“No one seems to want to admit when American water isn’t safe to drink. Instead, they try to hide it.”
From Good Magazine, tales of contaminated water and the cover-ups that cost many people their health.
Paging Erin Brockovich
I’ve got a few tales to add to their list.
We’ve Got a Drinking Problem
It’s always disconcerting when the local news tells you to boil your tap water before drinking it, especially if you consider that we’ve been experimenting with water filtration since 1627. But what if you found out—and you’re about to—that there could be industrial pollutants, pesticides, and hormones floating in your tap water right now? There are federal laws that limit certain contaminants, but many toxins don’t make those blacklists at all. While your water probably…