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Half of US Tap Water Found to Contain Live Bacterium That Can Cause Legionnaires' Disease

Health & Wellness  (tags: water contamination, legionnaire's disease, L. pneumophila, health, research, risks )

- 1928 days ago -
At the same time, Legionnaires' disease is said to only be contracted through airborne exposure, which means that drinking contaminated water is not necessarily an issue. However, breathing in the vapors of contaminated water during a hot shower...


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Maria S (48)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 2:29 am
Scary disease.. glad we have clean water.. we all need that.. TY you just reminded me off how lucky I am, having the most vital sorce for all life... water !

Sue Matheson (79)
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 3:09 am

Helen Porter (39)
Wednesday March 5, 2014, 7:52 pm
I don't drink tap water and you probably don't either.

I refill my gallon bottle every day from next door at Frys.

Robert O (12)
Friday March 7, 2014, 8:25 am
Frightening. Thanks Nancy.

Frances Darcy (92)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 10:37 am
Thankfully, our water here in Ireland is very good.

Elizabeth M (65)
Sunday March 23, 2014, 5:50 pm
As far as I know in Alberta our water is safe, I still used a jug with a filter in it though.
Thanks Nancy for the awareness.
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