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Contamination

Researchers develop methods to clean polluted groundwater

February 25, 2018
Texas A&M researchers test models that explain groundwater ‘bioremediation’

Chlorine may purify drinking water, but what does it leave behind?

March 31, 2017
New research from Texas A&M examines what factors affect levels of chlorine disinfection byproducts in drinking water

Down the Drain: Pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the water

January 10, 2017
Does your drinking water contain antibiotics and sunscreen? It might have more than you think.

Agricultural compounds in drinking water linked to birth defects

April 21, 2016
Three different substances, commonly found in private wells in rural agricultural areas, seem to cause problems when ingested during early pregnancy

Fast Facts: Listeria 101

April 22, 2015

In the U.S., an estimated 1,600 people become seriously ill from listeria each year. This isn’t an everyday, household term – unless you are pregnant and avoiding foods that run a higher risk of contamination, so when a doctor or health official does bring up the disease, it is important to know the basics.

Sharma reviews methods to breakdown contaminates in water

July 18, 2014

Virender K. Sharma, Ph.D., professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, recently published a review of different methods of transforming sucralose in water.