Every American has the right to know whether the streams running through our backyards and neighborhood parks are safe for our kids to play in or dogs to splash through. Unfortunately, there is an alarming lack of up-to-date information about water quality in this country. Is your neighborhood stream clean – or is it filled with bacteria, cancer-causing chemicals, and other toxins? The truth is, often no one knows. The information we do have reveals serious water pollution problems across the United States.
There is a cost-effective solution to the problem of regularly monitoring America’s waterways: empower citizens to do it! Read on for more information about the problem and the solution.