Thirst for Great Lakes Water

Waukesha Wisconsin is getting to the bottom of its aquifer that supplies the city’s drinking water.  The problem is that the bottom waters of this aquifer are contaminated with rising levels of cancer causing radium.  This city needs a solution.

07/10/2013
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Predictions for Algae Bloom in Lake Erie Summer of 2013

The Summer of 2011 saw a large algae bloom cover a significant portion of Lake Erie and it is believed to have been caused by heavy rains that occurred in April of that year. Experts are again predicting the Summer

07/03/2013
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Plastic Pollution A Problem in the Great Lakes

Please click on the link provided to read an article published in the Windsor Star on July 2, 2013 and learn some interesting facts about plastic pollution in the Great Lakes.

07/03/2013
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Water Filtration Scam

Please be advised that the UWSS has received inquires regarding door to door salespeople trying to sell water filtration systems. The salespeople typically request permission to enter into your home to try and demonstrate to you that your drinking water

04/17/2013
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Standard Of Care

Section 19 of the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002, expressly extends legal responsibility to people with decision-making authority over municipal drinking water systems, including but not limited to members of municipal councils, boards, etc. It requires that they exercise the

01/11/2013
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How is Lake Erie Water Turned Into Drinking Water?

Often wonder how the Union Water Supply System creates fresh, clean, potable drinking water? The water treatment plant in Ruthven is staffed with experts in the water treatment industry to help bring fresh water to your taps, but the process

09/07/2012
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