#Contaminated Water

Ayer, MAnashobavalleyvoice.com

Rep. Lori Trahan puts water contamination issue on congressional radar

AYER — Federal support could be on the way for local cities and towns, including several in the Nashoba Valley, confronting public water supplies contaminated with chemicals known as PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the PFAS Action Act of 2021. 3rd...
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Goochland County, VAcbs19news

Health officials warn against swimming in James River

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia health officials are warning people and pets to avoid swimming or wading in the James River after hundreds of thousands of gallons of sewage spilled from a Goochland County sewer line into a tributary of the river. News outlets report that the Virginia Department of...
Centerport, NYHuntingtonNYNow

Beach in Centerport Closed by Bacteria Levels

Huntington Beach Community Association Beach in Centerport is one of three beaches in Suffolk closed Friday because of the high levels of bacteria. Also closed were Islip’s Lake Ronkonkoma Beach, and Bayport Beach in Bayport. According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott, bathing in bacteria-contaminated water can...
Richmond, VAtheunionstar.com

VDH advises against swimming in James River after sewer release upstream

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has issued a recreational water advisory for all of Tuckahoe Creek beginning at River Road, including the Eastern and Western Branches of Tuckahoe Creek, and the James River from Robious Landing Park in Chesterfield, Goochland, and Henrico counties to Belle Isle in the City of Richmond. For the safety of people and pets, VDH is advising that recreational water activities, such as swimming, wading, tubing, and whitewater kayaking (where submersion in the water is likely), should be avoided. The advisory is issued out of an abundance of caution due to a sewage release from a Goochland County Department of Public Utilities sewer force main on July 27 into Tuckahoe Creek.

Top 10 Best water purifier tablet Reviews

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Boil Water Order Issued for Canmore, neighbouring communities

EPCOR is advising residents of Canmore, Dead Man’s Flats, Harvie Heights; as well as the Canmore Nordic Centre of a boil water order issued by Alberta Health Services for these communities until further notice. Story continues below. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content.
Iowa StateUS News and World Report

Report Says Diver Drowned While Working in Iowa Farm Tank

STOCKTON, Iowa (AP) — An autopsy shows an Illinois scuba diver who died inside a million-gallon farm tank in eastern Iowa accidentally drowned. An autopsy report for Robert Baenziger Jr., 54, of East Moline, Illinois, was released Wednesday, The Gazette of Cedar Rapids reported. The report showed he died June 8 in an anaerobic digester, a large tank in which cow manure and food waste are combined with water and broken down by microorganisms to create methane. Officials had initially described the tank as a manure tank.

12 Items That Could Be Handy to Have on a Hike In Case You're Stranded

Hiking and camping can be the most fulfilling and thrilling adventure, but it's important that you always come prepared. Nearly 2,000 people get lost in the woods in the United States every year and some wilderness guides advise that hikers bring at least 10 essentials before embarking on a trip.
Helena, MTIndependent Record

Helena says Ten Mile Creek was much more contaminated than EPA reported

Water samples taken by Helena staff in Ten Mile Creek following the Environmental Protection Agency's mine waste spill show severely higher levels of metals and arsenic than the federal agency's test results indicated. During the Helena City Commission's Monday meeting, City Manager Rachel Harlow-Schalk updated the commissioners on the status...