Despite National Alarm, Water Here Okay

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Sixty-two million Americans have been getting the word that their drinking water may be exposing them to serious disease, like cancer.

But not here.

A New York Times story last week reported that the 35-year-old Safe Drinking Water Act is so out of date that only 91 contaminants are regulated

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  1. In Kent County there are so many people that live smack in the middle of agricultural land with 20 foot wells – a county that has the 5th highest cancer rate in the country – I know this article is tongue-in-cheek. Thanks for the snicker this afternoon.

  2. Larry Schroth says

    I’ve often wondered what our local testing procedures are for tap water in Chestertown, and whether or not our procedures meet or exceed Safe Drinking Water Act standards with regard to contaminants and frequency of testing. Can someone enlighten me?

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