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Profile America: Clean Water

Profile America: Clean Water

Friday, September 20th. We pretty much take for granted that the municipal water that comes out of the faucets in our homes is safe to drink. But getting to that point 125 years ago was a major advance for civilization […]

by · September 20, 2019 · Census, Environment, History, Profile America
Purified Water

Purified Water

The nation’s first water filtration system began operating on this date in 1893 in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Bottled Water: Summer Thirst Quencher

Bottled Water: Summer Thirst Quencher

In the past, hot summer days meant that some enterprising youngsters in the neighborhood would set up a lemonade stand or the family would share a pitcher of iced tea on the front porch to cool off. In recent times, […]

by · July 1, 2017 · Environment
Profile America: Precious Bodily Fluids 

Profile America: Precious Bodily Fluids 

The beginning of this month 50 years ago, the first fluoridation law in the U.S. went into effect.

by · January 4, 2017 · Profile America