Eastern Montana residents rushed to stock up on bottled water Tuesday after a cancer-causing component of oil was detected in public water supplies downstream of a pipeline spill on the Yellowstone River.
Preliminary results from a University of Alberta study of the Athabasca River shows levels of heavy metal comparable to bottled water and some of the remotest bodies of water in Algonquin Park.
Bottled water sold in Spain is practically free of constituents given off by plastic packaging or glass bottle lids. They are only detected in some cases, albeit in quantities much lower than limits found harmful for health. ...
Specialized windshield glass, everyday plastic water bottles, and countless other products are based on ethylene, a simple two-carbon molecule, which requires an energy-intense separation process to pluck the desired chemical ...
Hawaii is preparing for what could be the first hurricane to hit the state in more than 20 years as weather officials say an approaching storm isn't weakening as previously predicted.
The mayor of Toledo, Ohio, has lifted a water ban that left 400,000 Ohio and Michigan residents scrambling for water for drinking, cooking and bathing.
The mayor of Toledo, Ohio, says new tests show that toxins are still in the city's water supply.
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) recommendations for treating water after a natural disaster or other emergencies call for more chlorine bleach than is necessary to kill disease-causing pathogens and are often ...
A Chinese oil giant was to blame for a toxic leak that contaminated tap water in a northwestern city, leading panicked residents to clear stores of bottled water, state media said Saturday.
Researchers are programming robots to communicate with people using human-like body language and cues, an important step toward bringing robots into homes.