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ABC Report Finds : Threshold for harmful chemicals in drinking water lower than thought

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Thursday June 21st ABC Reported in a study that the threshold for harmful chemicals in our drinking water could be lower then we thought. What does that mean for us? The report released Wednesday by a branch of the Office of Health and Human Services examined a category of chemicals commonly called PFAS that have been used to make non-stick products, firefighting foam and …

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Ellis County Report Brown Dirty Water by CBS DFW Local

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Ellis County Homeowners Have Had It With Dirty, Brown Water Read the full article at DFW.CBSLOCAL.com CrystalClearConcepts.com is sharing a local news reports about the water quality in a county near our head quarters. June 13th CBS local reported that the residence in Ellis County have brown water pouring from the taps of residence homes. Wednesday morning, he filled a …

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Environment America Report : Lead contamination in schools’ drinking water: worse than previously thought

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June 13th, 2018 Environment America reported that Lead contamination in schools’ drinking water: worse than previously thought all over the US in the states tested. 71% of Texas schools test positive for lead in drinking water. “Wherever there are fountains, pipes or plumbing made with lead, there is risk of contamination,” said John Rumpler, clean water program director for Environment …

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Are you drinking from a water system in violation?

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Texas leading the list of states by population that are in violation of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. This is scary to read about and to think about! On May 2nd, 2018 the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) reported that 77 million people – roughly a quarter of the U.S. population are being served by water systems in violation of …

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Austin Texas NPR Reports Lead in Drinking Water at Local Schools

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photo by Quin Stevenson via unsplash Here at Crystal Clear Concepts we want to improve water quality that we drink and we keep reading reports about the quality of our water here in Texas. Here is another story out of Austin Texas where the Environment Texas obtained results of lead found in five Austin public schools. The American Academy of Pediatrics …

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Concerned About Lead in Your Water?

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Lead is a naturally occurring heavy metal found in all parts of the environment – air, soil, and water – and have been used for centuries in the manufacture of a wide variety of products including ceramics, pipes and plumbing materials, gasoline, batteries, ammunition, and cosmetics. Prior to 1986, the majority of drinking water infrastructure – interior and exterior pipes, …

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4 Reasons to Buy a Whole House Water Filter before Christmas

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If you have been contemplating a Whole House Water Filter system in your home, now could be the perfect time to take the plunge. The holidays are a particularly prudent time to invest in such a system, as there are many aspects of this season that are made far easier with a Whole House Water Filter system. Consider talking with …

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Protecting the Attoyac River, Lake Sam Rayburn, and Our Drinking Water

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An oil and gas surface disposal land farm application was rejected per a letter from the Texas Railroad Commission to the applicant Common Disposal as of Tuesday, September 11. The land farm was to be located next to the historic town of Chireno, just minutes from Nacogdoches.  The proposed site was located within the drainage of two tributaries of the …