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IBD – Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

By |2019-06-05T19:42:41+00:00June 5th, 2019|

Let’s talk about Inflammatory bowel disease: There are 2 types of IBD – Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis. Recently a friend asked me to research Crohn’s Disease and Tap Water. There isn’t a plethora of information on the causes of Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis, but I did find some very interesting information. A study [...]

History of Drinking Water Treatment

By |2019-05-24T15:24:06+00:00May 7th, 2019|

Below is the link to the history of drinking water treatment. There's not much to add here other then as time goes on and the more water is recycled the more chemicals will have to be used to clean the water!!!   https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyNET.exe/P1002SMN.TXT?ZyActionD=ZyDocument&Client=EPA&Index=2000+Thru+2005&Docs=&Query=&Time=&EndTime=&SearchMethod=1&TocRestrict=n&Toc=&TocEntry=&QField=&QFieldYear=&QFieldMonth=&QFieldDay=&IntQFieldOp=0&ExtQFieldOp=0&XmlQuery=&File=D%3A%5Czyfiles%5CIndex%20Data%5C00thru05%5CTxt%5C00000019%5CP1002SMN.txt&User=ANONYMOUS&Password=anonymous&SortMethod=h%7C-&MaximumDocuments=1&FuzzyDegree=0&ImageQuality=r75g8/r75g8/x150y150g16/i425&Display=hpfr&DefSeekPage=x&SearchBack=ZyActionL&Back=ZyActionS&BackDesc=Results%20page&MaximumPages=1&ZyEntry=1&SeekPage=x&ZyPURL

How long does your water company have to fix problems with YOUR water?

By |2019-05-24T15:24:38+00:00May 3rd, 2019|

On April 29th, 2019 the Rural Water District #6, Okmulgee County issued a letter to their customers advising that they have 2 CARCINOGENS over the legal limit!! These CARCINOGENS are Total Trihalomethanes and Haloacetic Acids. What do WE need to know about these CARCINOGENS?  Total Trihalomethanes - The trihalomethanes are chloroform, bromodichloromethane, dibromochloromethane, and bromoform.  The health concerns from these contaminants [...]