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Water Sources Contaminated With Toxic Chemicals Linked to Cancer

A machine tests surface water for PFAS compounds at the Orange County Water District.(Credit: Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times) Nearly 300 drinking water wells and other water sources in California have traces of toxic chemicals linked to cancer, new state testing has found. Testing conducted this year of more than 600 wells across the state revealed …

Cancer-Linked Contaminants Found In Newport Tap Water: Report

Newport Beach-Corona Del Mar, CA Dangerous chemicals tied to cancer, problems in pregnancy and child development issues are found in drinking water across the country. NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Most Americans don’t think twice about drinking a glass of water. A report released Wednesday, though, found more than 270 harmful contaminants in local drinking …

Pharmaceuticals found In Drinking Water

PHARMAWATER I Pharmaceuticals found in drinking water, affecting wildlife and maybe humans By JEFF DONN, MARTHA MENDOZA and JUSTIN PRITCHARD Associated Press Writers A vast array of pharmaceuticals including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, …