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Drinking water

Experts: Majority Of Americans Are Dehydrated

Sometimes referred to as chronic dehydration, the condition can contribute to a host of medical issues including: headache, constipation and fatigue.

07/10/2013

An Indian woman carries empty water containers for drinking water. (Photo credit: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Nashua 14-Year-Old Named America’s Top Young Scientist

14-year-old Deepika Kurup is this year’s winner of Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.

10/18/2012

General Chemical in Framingham.

I-Team: Sherborn Water Tests Inconclusive

Twelve homes were tested and two showed trace levels of “PCE” which is a chemical solvent used at the General Chemical facility.

04/23/2012

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Somerset Residents Told Not To Drink The Water

People in Somerset are being told Tuesday night not to drink their water after a cross connection occurred with a hydroseeding company.

05/31/2011

(AP Photo)

Milford Water Co. Slow To Notify Residents About Contamination

Milford residents were recently informed that an equipment failure and a failure to fix it led to months of elevated levels of copper and lead.

04/02/2011

(AP file photo)

How Did Radiation From Japan End Up In Massachusetts?

We are a very long way from Japan, so how did that radiation make its way half way around the world?

03/28/2011

Curious About Prescription Drugs In Drinking Water

It’s a staggering number when you consider more than 40 billion prescriptions are written in this country every year. The problem is that about a…

10/01/2010

Taylor Pyatt, Tuukka Rask

Curious: What If I Drank The Water?

People have been calling and emailing WBZ, concerned because they drank tap water before finding out about a massive boil water order in effect for 2…

10/01/2010