Drinking Water Protection
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Chemicals in your water: A little is too much
There is reason to be concerned about the increasing amounts of chemicals in our water.
Connexions Other Voices - June 26, 2017: Public Safety
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The June 26, 2017 issue of Other Voices, the Connexions newsletter is about public safety.
Contamination: The Poisonous Legacy of Ontario's Environmental Cutbacks
The story of Ontario's right-wing Harris government, which gutted health and environmental protection polices, leading to the Walkerton water disaster.
Lack of regulation behind West Virginia water disaster
A chemical spill at the Etowah River Terminal, near Charleston, West Virginia, resulted in nearly 300,000 people in the state losing access to drinkable water. Since then, several reports have been re...
Nuclear War Manual for Dogs
150 years of dirty water
Toronto's water has been polluted pretty much since the city was founded - but that doesn't mean we should put up with it.
"Superman Is Not Coming": Erin Brockovich on the Future of Water
Come take a ride on America's toxic water slide: First stop: Flint, Michigan, where two years later, people are still contending with lead-laced water, which was finally detected by the EPA in Februar...
Walkerton Tragedy: Connexipedia Article
Brief overview of the Walkerton water contamination incident.
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...
Toronto's Water from Lake Iroquois to Lost Rivers to Low-flow Toilets
Reeves, Wayne; Palassion, Christina (eds.)
A collection of essays on Toronto's water and watershed, ranging from burying streams to storm sewers and rainwater harvesting.