Category Archives: Water Contamination

The National Primary and Secondary Drinking Water Regulations

The National Primary Drinking Water Regulations (NPDWRs) were established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in order to protect public health from contaminated or poor-quality drinking water. These regulations limit the level of contaminants allowed in public drinking water. Not … Continue reading

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What is the Safe Drinking Water Act?

The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was enacted by congress in 1974, only to be revised and then amended in 1986 and 1996. It is a federal law that was established to protect the quality of public drinking water, whether … Continue reading

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How Does Drinking Water Get Contaminated?

Did you know that the water on earth today is the same water the dinosaurs drank millions of years ago? It’s true! The rain water that falls from the sky is the same water that has benefited our planet for … Continue reading

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