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Water Nerds by Hydroviv

Water Nerds is a podcast brought to you by Hydroviv. We don't have to express the importance of water in your and your family's life. So our goal is to weigh in on water quality across the country and make water make sense.



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Jan 10, 2019 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Whenever severe water contamination impacts a community, people (and media outlets) tend to jump to bottled water as the only solution. The bottled water industry has managed to convince vulnerable consumers that their product is inherently safer than what’s coming out of their taps. Oftentimes, this isn’t the case. The reality is that bottled water is associated with a host of ethical, environmental and regulatory problems. Drinking bottled water is not a long-term solution to water...
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Dec 26, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Michigan has had it's share of water quality issues over the past couple of years, including the Flint water crisis. With the emergence and prevalence of PFAS contamination, things didn't get any easier for the Winter Water Wonderland. Kezia sat down with Analies to discuss some of the issues going in Michigan. Water Nerd TV by Hydroviv is your source for credible information on water quality. Whether it’s debunking scams, explaining water filtration technology, or assessing your city’s...
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Dec 21, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Kezia & Analies continue their coverage of the recent EPA press conference on the new legislation & definition of WOTUS and how it impacts your drinking water. Water Nerd TV by Hydroviv is your source for credible information on water quality. Whether it’s debunking scams, explaining water filtration technology, or assessing your city’s water quality, Water Nerd TV is here to ease your concerns and put you on the right path towards healthy water for you and your family. For more...
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Dec 17, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Kezia & Analies continue their coverage of December 11th's EPA press conference on the new definition of WOTUS, what it means and how it impacts your drinking water. Water Nerd TV by Hydroviv is your source for credible information on water quality. Whether it’s debunking scams, explaining water filtration technology, or assessing your city’s water quality, Water Nerd TV is here to ease your concerns and put you on the right path towards healthy water for you and your family. For more...
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Dec 14, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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On December 11th, EPA's Acting Administrator, Andrew Wheeler announced at EPA Headquarters the details and implications of Trump's 2017 executive order concerning redefining WOTUS (Waters Of The United States). Our Water Nerds Kezia and Analies sat down to discuss what WOTUS means, what today's press conference is and how it impacts your drinking water. Water Nerd TV by Hydroviv is your source for credible information on water quality. Whether it’s debunking scams, explaining water filtration...
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Dec 11, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Kezia sat down with Dr. Eric Roy and our special in-studio guest, Dr. Julie Millard from Colby College in Maine to discuss the biological effects of Chromium 6. Water Nerd TV by Hydroviv is your source for credible information on water quality. Whether it’s debunking scams, explaining water filtration technology, or assessing your city’s water quality, Water Nerd TV is here to ease your concerns and put you on the right path towards healthy water for you and your family. For more...
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Dec 5, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Our Water Nerds have been closely following the environmental and public health disaster in North Carolina for a while now. Recently, Chemours, the company responsible for distributing a form of PFAS called GenX into the Cape Fear River, settled with the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality in the form of civil penalties and investigative costs. We broke down the news and what it means so you don't have to. We're also including a link below to Cape Fear Public Utility Authority's...
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Nov 30, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Our inbox has been inundated with questions regarding the NRDC drinking water report that CNN retreaded yesterday. We wanted to add some context and remind readers that these developments are not new. The scope of the drinking water problem in this country is much broader than the 90 federally regulated contaminants highlighted in the report. With a myriad of water quality crises popping up all over the country this past year, the topic of drinking water quality has once again commanded...
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Nov 26, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Kezia sat down with Analies, our policy nerd and our special in-studio guest, Dr. Julie Millard from Colby College in Maine to discuss the biological effects of arsenic as it relates to drinking water. Water Nerd TV by Hydroviv is your source for credible information on water quality. Whether it’s debunking scams, explaining water filtration technology, or assessing your city’s water quality, Water Nerd TV is here to ease your concerns and put you on the right path towards healthy water for...
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Nov 12, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Lead concentrations in Newark's drinking water have been in exceedance of the Federal Action Level since 2015. The largest city in New Jersey has struggled to keep lead concentrations under the 15 part per billion threshold ever since the standard was set in 1991. Recent sampling has detected staggering concentrations of lead in Newark's drinking water, ranging anywhere from 58 to 137 parts per billion. You may be wondering why this issue has not been thrust into the national spotlight. Our...
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Oct 16, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Kezia sat down with Analies, our policy nerd and our special in-studio guest, Dr. Julie Millard from Colby College in Maine to discuss the biological effects of lead. Water Nerd TV by Hydroviv is your source for credible information on water quality. Whether it’s debunking scams, explaining water filtration technology, or assessing your city’s water quality, Water Nerd TV is here to ease your concerns and put you on the right path towards healthy water for you and your family. For more...
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Oct 5, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Kezia sits down with Dr. Eric Roy and Analies to discuss the cause and impact of PFAS contamination in the country. Water Nerd TV by Hydroviv is your source for credible information on water quality. Whether it’s debunking scams, explaining water filtration technology, or assessing your city’s water quality, Water Nerd TV is here to ease your concerns and put you on the right path towards healthy water for you and your family. Visit http://www.hydroviv.com to learn more about what we do or...
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Oct 4, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Now more than ever, there is a call for safe drinking water. And also clean drinking water. And also healthy drinking water. As simple as the concept seems, it's actually pretty layered. On this episode of Water Nerds, Kezia, along with Dr. Roy and Analies attempt to break it down and make it clear. Water Nerd TV by Hydroviv is your source for credible information on water quality. Whether it’s debunking scams, explaining water filtration technology, or assessing your city’s water quality,...
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Oct 2, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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With several areas of the country beginning to and continuing to address PFAS concerns in drinking water, we dug through a recent Bloomberg Environment article to find out where your state stands, what actions your state has or has not taken and what you can do. Join Water Nerds Kezia & Analies as they discuss PFAS in your state. Water Nerd TV by Hydroviv is your source for credible information on water quality. Whether it’s debunking scams, explaining water filtration technology, or...
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Aug 28, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Kezia sits down with Dr. Eric Roy and Analies to discuss the cause and impact of PFAS contamination on military bases across the US. Water Nerd TV by Hydroviv is your source for credible information on water quality. Whether it’s debunking scams, explaining water filtration technology, or assessing your city’s water quality, Water Nerd TV is here to ease your concerns and put you on the right path towards healthy water for you and your family. Visit http://www.hydroviv.com to learn more...
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Aug 23, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Kezia, one of Hydroviv's water nerds, sits down with Michelle Scire (@silli_scientist) to discuss the myths of home water test kits and what you should know about them.
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Aug 23, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Kezia, one of Hydroviv's water nerds sits down with chemist Dr. Eric Roy and environmental policy nerd Analies Dyjak to discuss Gen X, PFOA and PFAS, 3 emerging contaminants that have been making waves in the news recently. Find out what you need to know here.
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Aug 23, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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Kezia sits down with Dr. Eric Roy and Analies, Hydroviv's policy nerd to discuss EPA's Lead and Copper Rule, answer some questions you may have and steps you can take.
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Aug 20, 2018 Water Nerds by Hydroviv
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It's that time of year again. The hustle and bustle of back to school is upon us. There have been countless articles about lead testing in schools and childcare facilities and unfortunately lots of schools don't make the grade. Kezia, one of Hydroviv's Water Nerds, sits down with Dr. Eric Roy to discuss lead in schools, what it means, what you should know and what concerned parents can do.