The Rudiments Of Water Coolers

2 strongly encourages individuals to attend these events, Bryan said. At this time, the area of concern remains properties between the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base and Van Etten Lake, and properties between Van Etten Lake and Lake Huron, from the US 23/F-41 split north to Chippewa Road. Previously only wells around the base were of concern. Environmental Health Director/Deputy Health Officer Chuck Lichon said it is hard to predict if the pollution, which came from firefighting chemicals used by the Air Force, is spreading. There is no way to predict at the current time where the plume will

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Have You Never Looked At Office Water Coolers?

That presented a challenge for school districts like Scranton having to provide clean water to thousands of students. The Aramark staff that serves meals to students in the Scranton School District know the old mantra: you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone. The district could not use its water without boiling it first so, the staff came up with a contingency to keep close to 13,000 students fed and hydrated. "I tell you, we literally started this at 5:00 this morning, the preparation for having bottled water in those schools that don't have the infiltration system," said Precious Gilliard

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Mineral Water Viewpoints

We have over the last week embarked on a more aggressive, consistent, and extensive flushing campaign at all three schools. Using larger pipes in the flushing and discharge process, we have seen a marked improvement in the clarity of the water. In fact, that data shows iron levels at 0.25 mg/L or lower at all three schools on four of the last five tested days. We expect that to continue. While we firmly believe the more aggressive flushing protocol will remediate much of the clarity issue, we are also continuing to have conversations about potential treatments for pipes in the schools. We are,

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