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.
Not could be, IS!!! If you have a drilled well and have not had your water properly tested for radon, uranium or arsenic, you are potentially at risk. And I stress “properly” because if you just fill up a jar and take it to a lab, hopefully the lab will turn turn you away because the sample wasn’t collected properly. This is what we do!! We are licensed in Maine to collect water and air samples for radon. We also can sample for lead, arsenic, uranium and many other contaminates that can exist in your drinking water. Call us today!
Radon could be source of health problems in Maine
PORTLAND (WGME) — For many people in Maine, radon can be a large problem.We have a lot of granite rocks in Maine so we have a high rate of radon in our homes and our well water, said Debra Violette, Chair of Free ME From Lung Cancer.Radon is the toxic che
Natural Arsenic Could Infiltrate Drinking Water Wells of 2.1 Million Americans, Study Says
Some 2 million people in the U.S. get their drinking water from wells which may be infused with naturally-occurring arsenic, according to a new study published by the American Chemical Society.