by: WROC Staff, Matt Driffill
Posted: Nov 7, 2021 / 10:41 AM EST / Updated: Nov 8, 2021 / 06:11 PM EST
By Tyler Clifford and Kanishka Singh
Nov 10 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday approved a settlement worth $626 million for victims of the lead water crisis in Flint, Michigan, in a case brought by tens of thousands of residents affected by the contaminated water.
Of all the things that we consume, water is the most essential. It’s also the one thing that we have to be most careful about because impure water can cause more harm than you can ever imagine.
By Tereza Pultarova 7 days ago
Astronomers have detected traces of water in one of the oldest known galaxies, proving for the first time that the life-giving substance played a role in the formation of the earliest stars.
There was a fire at the Utica Water Filtration Plant, below is a picture of the burned motor.
Yi Zheng, associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at Northeastern, holds a sample desalination filter made of cow manure and one made of hornet nests in his lab in the Mugar Life Sciences Building. Photo by Alyssa Stone/Northeastern University
by Eva Botkin-KowackiOctober 20, 2021
As most of you already know, PFOA & PFOS and Dioxane has had a serious impact on many drinking water systems in New York. These same contaminants have recently caught the attention of the DEC. They are starting to focus on PFOA, PFOS and Dioxane levels in our effluent and receiving waters. Sources may include but are not limited to; landfill supernatant and drinking water.