Unexpected Health Hazards for Kids: Lead in Water
Most people in North America are lucky enough to be able to turn on their tap and drink clean-tasting, safe water. There is no immediate need to boil water or to buy jugs from the grocery store. So, what's the...
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...
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...