Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Website of the Week

Did you know Chlorine and Ammonia are added to our drinking water? 

City of San Diego 2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report
Available in English and Spanish (most years) from 2001 through 2015.

I found the City of San Diego 2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report very informational and interesting when it showed up in my mail a few months ago so I held on to it to share as my resource. The report or course is designed for the general consumer and provides easy to understand information about the water quality in our city.

Meanwhile, someone doing in depth research may find it valuable as it also includes tables containing detailed data such as lead levels, water hardness, and pH levels, and much more. The report contains details about “where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to state standards.” There’s a lot more included as well, such as information detailing plans on diversifying the area’s water supply and much about the actual treatment process the water we drink goes through. Furthermore, conservation concerns are stressed and many other resources (mostly online) are recommended.

Here are a few:
Review by Nate Martin, SWC Librarian

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