A report from the National Resource Defense Council says “American has a drinking water crisis.” An excerpt:
Our analysis shows that in 2015 alone, there were more than 80,000 reported violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act by community water systems. Nearly 77 million people were served by more than 18,000 of these systems with violations in 2015. These violations included exceeding health-based standards, failing to properly test water for contaminants, and failing to report contamination to state authorities or the public. What’s worse, 2015 saw more than 12,000 health-based violations in some 5,000 community water systems serving more than 27 million people.
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Desalitech’s technology isn’t only for industrial applications. We recently secured a pilot project working with CH2M to ensure a clean and reliable municipal water supply in California’s drought-stricken Orange County Water District. You can read more about this project here.