Drinking Water

Lake Cochituate (WBZ-TV)

Natick Residents Debate Weed Killer’s Effect On Water From Lake Cochituate

Natick officials are switching their water for three days from wells near Lake Cochituate to wells that draw from the Charles River.

06/09/2014

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

(AP Photo)

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

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