Newport Beach Drinking Water Contaminated

The Environmental Working Group has recently released their water reports for Newport Beach, and the results are not good.  They have found 24 contaminants in our drinking water, with 13 of them exceeding EWG Recommended Guidelines.  Of note, many of these contaminants in our water supply (like Chloroform or the chemical that made Erin Brockovich famous, Chromium!) have zero federal regulations, so while the water is still contaminated, it is federally legal to do so.  This is why it is important to listen to groups like EWG and take their warnings seriously.

Water testing is typically done on a parts per million (ppm) or parts per billion (ppb) scale.  Here are the results of the testing:


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