An estimated one million Californians lack access to clean drinking water, which requires them to purchase bottled water for everyday use. Now, amidst the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, these residents are finding bottled water in short supply.
With the public taking increasing precautions to stay safe from COVID-19, public health officials have issued a statement that tap water is safe to drink in the context of COVID-19.
A recent report published by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that 20 cities and regions nationwide have heightened levels of toxic chemicals in tap water. Several large metropolitan areas such as Washington D.C., Sacramento, Philadelphia, Miami and Louisville were among them.
Managing a water and/or wastewater system is an often overlooked and overwhelming aspect of mobile-home park ownership. If you just purchased a mobile-home park, there’s a strong chance you also just became the park’s de facto water and/or wastewater systems operations manager.
A new report titled, “Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States” by DigDeep, a nonprofit organization that focuses on safe drinking water, and the US Water Alliance has produced some alarming findings that are getting national attention.