Steps to protect your drinking water supply

The following information is provide by EPA about the steps you can take to protect your drinking water

Drinking water protection is a shared responsibility. Many actions are underway to protect our nation’s drinking water, and there are many opportunities for citizens to become involved.

Be Involved!

EPA activities to protect drinking water include setting drinking water standards and overseeing the work of states that enforce federal standards-or stricter ones set [...]

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Using Chlorine Dioxide for Water Filtration when Backpacking

According to Wikipedia, the first use of Chlorine Dioxide in US for water treatment was in the Niagara Falls, New York water treatment facility during 1944 for phenol destruction. Chlorine dioxide was introduced as a drinking water disinfectant on a large scale in 1956, when Brussels, Belgium, changed from chlorine to chlorine dioxide. Its most common use in water treatment is as a pre-oxidant prior to chlorination of drinking water to [...]

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