Congress Takes Further Steps to Reduce Lead in Drinking Water

The Lame Duck session of Congress certainly packed a lot into a few weeks.  One of the Bills passed by the House and the Senate and sent through to the President for his signature was a Bill to reduce lead used in plumbing fixtures used for drinking water transmission.  The old Federal level allowed up…

Chromium in Drinking Water

Chromium is a mineral which is widespread in nature.  It is odorless and tasteless. Chromium is found naturally in rocks, plants, soil and volcanic dust, humans and animals.   There are two relatively common forms of Chromium – chromium 3 (trivalent chromium) occurs naturally in many vegetables, fruits, meats, grains and yeast, and chromium 6…