Water Education and your Health

Learn About Water Quality


Water And Health Learn About Water Quality
Water Can Heal! Contaminants Fact Sheets
The “Truth” on our water
Contaminants and health effects
Water quality problems and solutions
Sources of our drinking water
Standards for drinking water
Hard and soft water
pH value of waterThe bottled water purification process
Safe to drink the water from a private well?
How Filters can prolong the life of water pipes
Drinking water quality and acid rain
More Topics.
Filtration OR Purification?
Myth on minerals and water
Popular filtration methods explained
How to test your water pressure
How to set up your own well
Swimming/chlorine: protecting your skin and hair
How tap water is treated and delivered
General water treatment
Water quality defined
Hydrologic cycle of water
Meteoric water and cycle
Environmental factors of water
Age of ground water
Temperature of ground water
Water quality of surface water
Cistern water quality
Summary of water quality and the environmentDisease-causing organisms
Micro-organism in water1
Micro-organism in water2
Viruses in drinking water
Bacteria in drinking water
Water disinfect methods1
Water disinfect methods2
Water disinfect-chlorine
Dechlorinating filters Q&A
Palatability of water
Turbidity of drinking water
Mechanical filtration
Multi-media (depth filters)
Color of drinking waterHard water explained
Hard water problems
Softened water energy savings
Hard water analysis
Hard water and soap curd
Ion exchange principles
More on water softening
Home water softener basics
Water deionization
Lime soda ash water treatment
Water softener alternatives

3 Types of basic water
TDS-Total dissolved solids
Reverse osmosis treatment
Alkalinity of water
Reverse osmosis and pH
Carbon dioxide in water
Chloride and sulfate
Fluoride in drinking water
Hydrogen sulfide in water
Nitrate/ nitrogen in water
Oxygen in drinking water
Silica in drinking water
Sodium/methane/ phenol

How & Why Hazardous Events are monitored
America’s ten most polluted rivers
Global Warming affects river & lakes
Define “Safe Water”
Potentially unsafe water in U.S. cities
Drink well water? Watershed management
Common microbes & the problems
To filter or purify water
The physical parameters of good water quality
The chemical parameters of good water quality
How does dissolved oxygen affect water quality
Micro me ida filtration: An alternative to membrane filtration
The “hidden” dangers of water

Biological oxygen demand affect water quality
Coliform bacteria affect water quality
What do Nitrate & Phosphate do?
Nitrogen level affects a long way
Stone Fly & May Flies show the water quality
Good water quality need adequate phosphorous level
What is a healthy watershed
The role of biological in watershed
Rainwater…future drinking water?
Eco-technology..the future of water treatment
Emerging issues of water & infectious diseases

Water problems- Iron
Introduce the state of Iron
Water problems- Manganese
Removal of Iron & Manganese from water
Ion exchange explained
An effective treatment for medium concentrations of Iron
Sequestration-Polyphosphate treatment explained
Chemical solution feeders explained
Water problems-Corrosion

Causes of corrosion
Corrosion on the common household used metals
Causes of corrosion explained II
The methods for controlling corrosion problem
Soft water to softened water
The needs for water testing
Correctly prepare water sample for testing
How to interpret water analysis I
How to interpret water analysis II
How to interpret water analysis III
How to interpret water analysis IV

Arsenic problem from disinfection of a ground water
Blue-green algae & cyanobacteria
The Effectiveness of Membrane filtration systems
The major elements of a consumer confidence report
Membrane technology
Viruses/bacteria/protozoan-the hardest to kill in drinking water
Genetic mutations of microbes
Private well water test-Nitrate
Disinfection of a ground water source for pathogen control & arsenic problem
Differentiate water filter system, descaler, conditioner, water softener
Phthalates as endocrine disruptors in the environment

Can overuse of water contribute to a failing OSDS system?
How far should personal drinking watre wells be sited from potential pollution sources?
Road or highway boundaries & property lines for private wells
Chloramines disinfection – Nitrite problem
Bottled water regulation – Mercury
The strangest compound known to man
The new detection of low levels of enteric viruses
The use of bio-sensors to detect Crypotosporidium-parvum bacteria
Produce higher quality well-water
Controlling taste & odor – Arizona
Methylmercury is a concern in aquatic environments
Time to backwash your acid neutralizing filter
Protecting pubic water systems from terrorist threats
Ultrafiltration(UF) & membrane filter technology
Restore oxidizing power of greensand water filters-potassium permanganate
Public health & bioterrorism act
Synthetic chemical vs. nature chemical-toxic level

The distance from septic tanks & fieldlines for private wells
Constructed a well-reduce the likelihood of contamination from a septic system
What is the cause of odor that resembles chloroform in my private well?
Should I worry about water pollution from antifreeze leaks onto my driveway?
Water pollution from solvents down the household drain
What can I do to prevent water pollution?
The recommended setback distance for a new private well from an operating or unplugged abandoned well
The recommended setback distance of septic tank systems from well
Radiator coolant water from automobiles that contain ethylene glycol antifreeze may kill animals
Drinking water standards vs. kidney dialysis standards
Is it common to find pure water in nature?
Is water pollution & water contamination the same thing?
What do we mean by water quality?
Silica/Silicates concentration in fresh surface/ground water supplies on earth

Blue-green algae in surface water & distribution networks
The sources of Cryptosporidium other than water

3 Types of basic water
TDS-Total dissolved solids
Reverse osmosis treatment
Alkalinity of water
Reverse osmosis and pH
Carbon dioxide in water
Chloride and sulfate
Fluoride in drinking water
Hydrogen sulfide in water
Nitrate/ nitrogen in water
Oxygen in drinking water
Silica in drinking water
Sodium/methane/ phenol Self maintenance guideline for private well owners
Water pressure matters
Common water usage of a household
Public water systems users
The guardian-Safe Drinking Water Act
The correct disinfection practice
Facts on home water treatment Backcountry water drinking
Cl2 resistant pathogens
Common contaminants in the water system
Microbes & water quality
The origination of modern water filtration
Define Spring water & the safety
Water quality issues in Europe
Seawater drinkable?

Experiment1-water cycle purify our drinking water
Experiment3-waster filtration
Experiment4-build an aquifer
Experiment5-pollution control by using carbon
Experiment6-chlorination for disinfection
Experiment7-organisms in source water

Lead in your drinking water?
Arsenic in your drinking water
Read the bottled water label
Common bottled water treatment II
State certified lab for water testing
Earth water distribution
A natural setting for fishs

How do water treatment plants work
How does Hydrology affect water
Barriers to quality water source management
Enough water for the future?
Water & agriculture..big connection
Climate change & the water
Negotiation of Water Rights
How pollution affect water?
How water prices were set?
How does Bay-scaping affect water
Nutrient management laws for water
Source Water Assessment Program
Water treatment techniques in the 1960’s
Water treatment techniques in the 70’s & 80’s

Dirty water or bombs-Iraq
Terrorist attacks on water supplies
Hygiene & your water
Eutrophication in water
Explained Solar Water Disinfection
Perchlorate removal
The methods of selecting the best home water treatment
The health effects from Pesticides
How is water filtered in natural
Pharmaceuticals & Hormones in the water
Disease resistant DNA in the water
Anti-microbials & the danger to your water
The truth:How safe is American water

Introduction to water chemistry
Water chemistry-Atom & Molecules
Nuclear atom-Protons, Neutrons, & Electrons
Basic atom in Flourine, Magnesium, & Chlorine
The Isotopes of Hydrogen
Electrons in chemical interaction
Ionic reaction in natural
Remove Ionic impurities from water
Chemical term explained-Valence

How to choose the right plumber to install water softener
Recommended installation procedures-water softener
Installation equipments for the traditional water softener
Water softener installed in rural areas
Water softener installation-solution for pressure drop
Solution for pressure drop II- water softener

The five most common contamination sources for local drinking water
Monitoring finished water for good water quality
Water treatment -Magnesium deficiency
Arsenic exceed the drinking water standard
More regulations & research on drinking water
Explain Alkalinity
Impact on ground water quality
Potential drinking water source-Wastewater
Concern about GAC filtration systems that trap nitrate
Legality for a salt-based water softener
Methods of regenerate manganese greensand filter media
From chlorine to chlormaines
Humidifers operate better using filtered & purified water

Consumer confidence report to the public
Water contaminants -Cyanobacteria
Reverse osmosis can filter out Cryptosporidiosis microbes
Taste of water – TDS level
Private well water supplies – risk for Radon
Source for drinking water – Icebergs
Biofouling in a water pump/filter/plumbing system
Reasons for testing total coliforms & fecal coliforms
Drinking water reservoirs-manganese problems due to temperature stratification
Ozone treatment remove iron or manganese from water
Bacterial colonies-Biofilms
Public water treatment cost-Petroleum

Regulations-Gray water use
Regulations-Water pumped to the surface from oil & gas exploration
Lost the right to use water from a stream system
Water Rights-Separated from the the land to which it is attached
Take sand or gravel out of a stream
Construction codes for private well waters
Water Rights-Be aware of an offer from corporation to landowner
NPDES permit for associated storm water discharges at oil/gas extraction operations
Regulating dissolced oxygen concentrations in water
How many inches of water evaporated from the earth’s hydrologic cycle
How much water returns to the earth’s land surface as precipitation
Electric current-Seperate pure water into acidic/alkaline components
Improve water quality for certain uses with some contaminants
Differences in the natural quality of groundwater & surface water
Water supplies quality in urban & rural areas
How does natural purification of liquid water work on earth?
How do algae blooms cause severe oxygen depletion in water?
Is drinking water that meets drinking water standards suitable for kidney dialysis machines to remove wastes from a person?
What does water purity really mean?
What do we mean by an “unhealthy aquatic ecosystem?”

How much water evaporated from the earth’s land surface per year?
Can water and oil be mixed to form a solution?
Can we produce electricity from tides and waves?
Can wetting agents improve the efficiency of irrigation water
How much water was used to produce the food item?
Do polyelectrolyte type chemical form weak or strong electrolytes in solution?
Does our neighboring planet of Mars have water?
Dose water dousing really work?
How big can hailstones get?
An indicator of chemical pollution with specific conductance of water
Can algae have beneficial effects on water supplies?
Do aquatic ecosystems have an unlimited capacity to maintain their quality?
How does saline ground water become saltier than ocean?
Fluoridated water in kidney dialysis machines
What are brine wells?
What are silicates & why are they in water?
What do we mean by an “unhealthy aquatic ecosystem?”