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The Health Dangers of Chlorine

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Chlorine [klawr-een, -in, klohr-] noun a halogen element, a heavy, greenish-yellow, incombustible, water-soluble, poisonous gas that is highly irritating to the respiratory organs, obtained chiefly by electrolysis of sodium chloride brine: used for water purification, in the making of bleaching powder, and in the manufacture both of chemicals that do not contain chlorine, as ethylene glycol, and of those that …

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Granbury are being warned to boil their water – NBCDFW News Report

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  About 1,400 homeowners near Granbury are being warned to boil their water – for the fifth time in just the last year. Monarch, the private water company in the Oak Trail Shores neighborhood, blamed the “mechanical failure of a critical filter” and said it is working to fix the problem. But customers said this is just the latest incident …

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Public Water Systems & Getting My Water Tested

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When you turn on the tap, where does the water come from? If you pay a water bill, you are purchasing water from a public water system, where your water is monitored, tested and the results reported to the federal, state or tribal drinking water agencies responsible for making sure it meets the National Primary Drinking Water Standards. Your water …

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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 …