The Dangers of Water Contamination The Lesson to Take Away From the Flint Michigan Water Crisis

Written by Small Business Magazine on February 16th, 2016. Posted in Environmental remediation, Groundwater remediation methods, Soil vapor extraction systems

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When astronomers search for evidence of extraterrestrial life, they look for planets that have an abundance of liquid water; this is because water is a vital ingredient for carbon-based life as we know it. The earth is unique with this regard as nearly three-fourths of our planet’s surface is covered in water. Human beings need water to survive, as the body can only survive an average of three days without it. For something so essential to life as we know it, as a species we seem to take for granted just how precious water is.

One Planet, One Chance

Although planet earth is covered in water, only 3% of that water is fresh water suitable for drinking. With such a limited amount of drinkable water on the planet, it is surprising to hear that about 70% of indust