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MAN'S CONTAMINATION OF WATER

Today, many people look to blame someone else for their problems and fail to see their own faults that also contribute to the problem. We are all to blame for the contamination of our water. Don't be a "Triple- C" person. Help find solutions to the problems. Don't just be one who only Constantly Complains and Criticizes.

Watchdog in Action:
We have all polluted our waters, think about it:

- Did you ever throw away a plastic water bottle, only to be incinerated or buried in a landfill?pollution from plastic water bottles
- Have you ever dropped one piece of litter anywhere?
- Have you ever used fertilizer on your lawn?
- Have you used the outdoors as a bathroom?
- Do you use man made cleaning chemicals?
- Do you use toilet paper that has a color?
- Have you washed and waxed a car

Contaminated water and levels of toxins are more of
a concern now then ever before.

Why?

Because we know more about what is in our water than ever before. Today's technology and equipment sensitive enough to detect very low levels of compounds, and chemicals justifying concern on our part.

You may now be asking your self, "What does all this have to do with saving energy?"

This educational section is to make a connection to the following pages, thus providing you with reason and justification for making a change. A change that is going to save you money, save energy, save water, and create less pollution! Keep reading...

The following has been recently reported about toxins found in our water:

Traces of Ibuprofen, Naproxen, anti-epileptic and anti-anxiety drugs to name a few Pharmaceutical chemicals.

We have already been aware of what may be in old pipes, such as inorganics leaching from rust, copper or lead. In addition, build ups of organics can create an estuary-like environment supporting their life and the life of pathogens such as E.coli.

Unfortunately, things do not stop there:
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Our drinking water tables underground are becoming low (weak) as more and more people pump water out and they really DO NOT provide an equal amount of RECHARGE back into the ground.
- The more ground we pave over the more polluted the Recharge, if any.
- Our drinking water tables underground are also infiltrated day after day with:
* Acid Rain derived from air pollution
* Toxic Waste from land fills
* Chemical spills from Industry
* Salt water from oceans near our shores
* Gasoline from old leaking tanks at closed down gas stations
* Nitrates, Pesticides, and Fertilizers from farms
* Chlorine and Fluoride from Municipal Water Treatment
* Human waste from individual houses with Septic tanks

End result is that EPA has set up enforceable safety standards for us. So far almost 90 standards have been set, but over 2,000 chemical compounds have been found in our water.

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