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

Study: Majority of Leached Substances Are Carcinogenic, Toxic, or Unregulated A recent poll found only around half of Americans trust the safety of their tap water. Are their fears justified? They may be. According to a recent study, 163 total substances leach from plastic piping systems into potable water. Of these, some are proven carcinogens, some are reproductive … more

Leaching

Study Highlights Limited Environmental Standards for Leachable Substances into Drinking Water

Study Highlights Limited Environmental Standards for Leachable Substances into Drinking Water A new study conducted by Gradient, an environmental and risk sciences consulting firm, examined the chemical composition of six commonly used commercial construction plastic piping materials and identified their leaching potential.  A total of 163 substances were identified in these piping materials, of which … more

Leaching

New Video Highlights Health Risks Associated with Piping Materials

New Video Highlights Health Risks Associated with Piping Materials Plastic piping is a cheap option for drinking water systems. But does value engineering justify taking a health risk? While there are many different types of plastic pipes used today, they are all unnatural and made from a complicated blend of chemicals.   Watch the video below to … more

Leaching, Microplastics, Permeation