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Troubled Waters Bob Carty

Troubled Waters

Bob Carty

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ISBN : 9780660185651
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Since the death of seven people in Walkerton, Ontario, Canadians have been taking a sharper and more skeptical look at the safety of their drinking water. CBC Radio presented a series called Troubled Waters, a week-long in-depth exploration of theMoreSince the death of seven people in Walkerton, Ontario, Canadians have been taking a sharper and more skeptical look at the safety of their drinking water. CBC Radio presented a series called Troubled Waters, a week-long in-depth exploration of the issues surrounding our drinking water.Danger on Tap: The Chlorination Debate-- Weve been taught since childhood that chlorine is an effective way to disinfect water. But some respected scientists dont buy it. The argument is intense in the British Columbia town of Erickson -- where Bob Carty begins his story.From Land to Mouth: How factory farming threatens our water.Soiling our Nest: How human waste affects our water.Alternatives and Solutions: New technologies for clean water.How to Keep our Water Safe: Who should police and who should pay? An interview with a CIDA worker helping to provide water in the third world, a panel discussion on the morality of exporting or not exporting Canadas water, and a profile of a Canadian now working in the U.S. who is dedicated to providing natural water purification systems.Searching for a Sediment Solution: Scientists are searching for a safe and effective way to clean up the Great Lakes now that the sediment is releasing the pollutants back into the water.Adults on Trial: Alana Range is a grade ten student at a high school in Walkerton, ON. Adults on Trial is her view of the towns water crisis, and how it has affected young peoples attitudes to parents, officials, politicians and the media.