The proposed 4 parts per trillion standard for two common PFAS chemicals is far below what the Wisconsin natural resource board set last year.
VanZile asked lawmakers to expand Medicaid eligibility for Native Americans and allow nurse practitioners to treat tribal patients without a physician's supervision.
The agency estimates the rule could reduce PFAS exposure for nearly 100 million Americans, decreasing rates of cancer, heart attacks and birth complications.
Fear and mistrust still grip many in the village of 4,700 whipsawed by government assurances that the air and water are safe.
Hundreds of schools in Montana are grappling with how to remove lead from their water after state officials mandated schools test for it. So far, 74% of schools that submitted samples found at least one faucet or drinking fountain with high lead levels.
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- A water heater set to 120 degrees Fahrenheit can release water from the tap hot enough to cause a second-degree burn in about nine minutes.
The Menomonie boys hockey team fell to New Richmond 10-0 in the Division 2 state semifinals on Thursday.
The federal government has allocated $190 billion in pandemic relief to help schools. For poorer school districts, deciding what to do with that money has involved a tough tradeoff: work on academic recovery or fix infrastructure needs.
As a columnist, it’s my job to save you money and time on every repair or improvement project you plan for your home.
When I woke up just before writing this column, it was a balmy 15 below zero here at my house in central New Hampshire. A gale was blowing and the wind chill was -41F.
You may wonder how I got my start as a builder. The hook was set in Boy Scouts, when I obtained my home repairs merit badge. I then helped pay my way through college working on the weekends and during the summer for a man who restored old homes that he bought out of foreclosure. After graduating from college with my geology degree, I decided to start my own construction business.
In the time between your morning and nighttime routines, your bathroom sink gathers all sorts of gross buildup. Blobs of toothpaste, makeup spills, soapy residue, hard water spots and more can collect on the surface throughout the day, creating some serious grime that can’t simply be rinsed away when you wash your hands. A daily wipe-down with a damp cloth or a cleaning wipe can help deter some of the worst gunk, but you should plan to do a deeper clean about once a week.
Q: I live in a highrise condo building. Recently, a sewer pipe burst outside my condo between units. The water caused a substantial amount of water damage to my kitchen and the floors in my unit.
Remodeling your basement into extra living space? Consider adding a bathroom using a macerating toilet system that doesn’ t route the flush water through a drain in the floor like a traditional gravity force toilet. Instead, the“ above ground” system is designed to move it to a macerator pump that grinds the waste in the flush water, and the contents are released...
Two months ago I made a trip to Cincinnati to attend a retirement party for one of my geology professors. It’s my hometown, and when I go back I spend at least a week there visiting friends. One of them, Tom, a grade school friend, invited me to a gathering about 60 miles east of Cincinnati in Maysville, Kentucky.
Winter brings frigid temperatures for much of the country, and when temperatures plummet, the water that supplies your home’s faucets and fixtures is in danger of freezing inside your pipes. Because water expands as it turns to ice, frozen pipes are prone to bursting, which can result in costly water and plumbing damage throughout your home. At the highest risk of freezing are pipes that run against exterior walls and those in unheated or uninsulated places, such as the attic, basement or garage.
In these turbulent financial times, I want to share as much of my accumulated knowledge with you as possible. In this column space, I’ m going to try to save you money each and every week. This week we're going to talk about the toilet, a fixture shrouded in mystery to many homeowners and even to experienced DIYers.
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Clara Lutz said she put 15-month-old Kaden and 3-month-old Dallas in the bathtub during the storm in Kentucky with a blanket, a pillow and a Bible.
The $450 million project would affect approximately 135 acres of wetlands, removing trees from about 34 acres, and cross some 185 waterways, including the Bad River.
TikTok creator @jessicahaizman shows you an easier way to clean calcium, lime, and mildew out of your shower head and sink by putting a vinegar filled bag over the opening of each. Letting it soak before you scrub saves you a ton of effort.
TikTok creator @shaynateresetaylor uses a natural method to get rid of weird odors in the kitchen sink. First, fill the sink with baking soda and let it sit. Then pour in some distilled white vinegar. The reaction will break down old grime and food particles for a deep clean without scrubbing.
Opinion: The biggest problem, according to Gunnar Baldwin, is that we are stuck with a system that is sucking up our clean water reserves.
In general, grass needs 1 to 2 inches of water a week for a healthy root system. Keep an eye on the daily temperature and make sure you water the grass before the first frost. This will strengthen the grass and protect it from cold damage.