Tag Archives: Spanish

Drinking Water Problems: Radionuclides

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Radionuclides in drinking water can cause serious health problems for people. This publication explains what the sources of radionuclides in water are, where high levels have been found in Texas, how they affect health and how to treat water to remove them. By: Monty Dozier, Bruce J. Lesikar, Rebecca Melton, Janie Hopkins, Michael Hare ID: B-6192 [ Click to View Water Education Resource ] [ Spanish ]

Drinking Water Standards

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service This publication explains the federal safety standards for drinking water provided by public water supply systems.  It discusses the legal requirements for public water supplies, the maximum level allowed for contaminants in the water, and the potential health effects of each contaminant regulated. People who use water from private sources such as wells can also use these standards as a guide in checking whether their water is safe. By:  Monty Dozier, Mark L. McFarland ID: B-6186 [ Click to View Water Education… Read More →

Drinking Water Problems: Nitrates

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service High levels of nitrates in drinking water can be harmful for very young infants and susceptible adults. This publication explains how people are exposed to nitrates, what health effects are caused by them in drinking water and how to remove them. By: Monty Dozier, Bruce J. Lesikar, Rebecca Melton, Janie Hopkins, Michael Hare ID: B-6184 [ Click to View Water Education Resource ] [ Spanish ]

Sistemas individuales para el tratamiento de aguas negras: Sistemas de recolección alternativos

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Rural Texas communities have new options for wastewater management infrastructure that are cost effective but still protect human health and environmental quality. Such communities now can combine different kinds of systems in a new approach called decentralized wastewater treatment. This publication explains the options as well as the steps to implementing an alternative system. By: Bruce J. Lesikar ID: EB-6098S [ Click to View Water Education Resource ]