Study: Majority of Leached Substances Are Carcinogenic, Toxic, or Unregulated

Study: Majority of Leached Substances Are Carcinogenic, Toxic, or Unregulated A recent study from Gradient identified 163 substances that leach from plastic piping systems into potable water. These include proven carcinogens and reproductive toxins, as well as many unregulated chemicals with unknown impacts. What Piping Materials Leach Chemicals? The study analyzed and concluded that all … more

Leaching

Fires Melt Plastic Pipes and Release Carcinogens into Water Supplies

Fires Melt Plastic Pipes and Release Carcinogens into Water Supplies As fires like the devastating Camp Fire occur nationwide, water quality crises have become part of the aftermath. In recent years wildfires have claimed cities, communities and millions of acres of land. According to the¬†National Interagency Fire Center, 10 million acres burned in 2017, 8.8 … more

Fire Safety, Leaching, Permeation