Nationwide Investigation: Unsafe Levels of Lead in Water
Lead in water has been a newsworthy topic in recent years. From the Flint Water Crisis in 2015 to recent Canada-wide tests reporting hazardous lead levels, there has been plenty of lead media coverage. But, why the concern? What are the health...
MINA Pitcher: A Solution to Lead Contaminated Water
A nationwide investigation on Canadian tap water revealed unsafe levels of lead across the country. Thousands of test results reported lead levels that exceed Health Canada’s safe level of lead, which is 0.005 mg/L (5 parts per billion). It’s no surprise, as a...
Health Hazards of Heavy Metals
Many of us are aware that chlorine is a harmful contaminant used in city water treatment to keep bacteria at bay. But, are you familiar with other contaminants that might be found in your water supply? Heavy metals are frequently...