Bridges Academy: Arsenic in Public Water Supplies

Bridges Academy: Arsenic in Public Water Supplies

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Date and Time

  • Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Degheri Alumni Center, 120

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




The State Water Resources Control Board recently reported that of the 30 million California residents who rely on groundwater supplied by their municipal water facilities, 21 million get their drinking water from contaminated groundwater supplies. The most common contaminant was naturally occurring arsenic, which enters water supplies when minerals hosting arsenic dissolve into groundwater. USD environmental geochemist, Beth O'Shea, PhD, will talk about her research on arsenic in drinking water in the U.S., Australia, and Africa and attempt to answer that enduring question: is bottled water better than tap water?

For ages 55 and up.

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Degheri Alumni Center 228
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4724
Fax: (619) 260-4790

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