2.1 million Americans use water wells with hazardous levels of arsenic, USGS estimates

2.1 million Americans use water wells with hazardous levels of arsenic, USGS estimates

While arsenic is an ancient health threat, this analysis offers one of the first nationwide appraisals for the groundwater contaminant and spotlights regulatory gaps in the nation’s water infrastructure.


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Author: Phil Petroska

Phil is an ASHI Certified Inspector and has performed well over a thousand inspections in Maine and New Hampshire since 2001, doing business as North Country Home Inspections. Phil is a licensed assessor for Healthy Home Checkup™ and a State of Maine licensed radon air and water tester. In addition, he is well versed in sample collection techniques for lead, uranium, arsenic and other water borne contaminates

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