NJ DEP adds new parameters to NJ PWTA Test for Home Sales/Rentals

The Department of Environmental Protection has adopted amendments to the New Jersey Private Well Testing Act rules that became effective September 4, 2018:

Uranium testing has been added to the PWTA requirements for the Northern Counties (Bergen, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties).

Expanded (Statewide) testing for Gross Alpha and Arsenic also takes effect. (Gross Alpha testing expanded to add: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren Counties. Arsenic testing expanded to add Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Monmouth, Ocean and Salem Counties).

What does this mean for RAdata customers? Schedule your PWTA test with RAdata and let us handle it! There are no changes to turnaround times for Standard PWTA testing.

EWG's Tap Water Database

Since 2010, water utilities' testing has found pollutants in Americans' tap water, according to an EWG drinking water quality analysis of 30 million state water records. Click

Scientists make water bottles the old-fashioned way to see if they were toxic to early Californians

What is World Water Day?

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with faeces, putting them at risk of contracting cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio. read more...

Benefits Of Drinking Water

There are so many health benefits from drinking water. It's important to make sure you are drinking clean water to not only obtain these benefits but to ward off illness. The CDC lists all the ways you can have the freshest water at home. Call today and we will give you a personalized consultation to purify your water at home! Benefits Of Drinking Water

Portland, OR must reduce lead in water now, state says.

“New testing found too much lead in drinking water at high-risk homes this fall, the second time in three years that Portland has exceeded federal standards.” “Portland's lead levels are higher than others nationally because state and federal regulators allowed Portland to sidestep regulations in 1997 meant to minimize lead and pipe corrosion.” Read more here.

What happens if you don't drink water?

Everyone knows there are various health benefits from consuming #water but still some people barely drink any. Not drinking enough water can cause lack of energy, lack of focus, increased risk of stroke, and many other things. Our bodies are made up of about 65% water so it is necessary to make sure you are drinking enough water so your body can function properly. read more here...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On October 19th RAdata participated in #WearPinkWednesday in honor of #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth! "Each year it is estimated that over 246,660 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die" RAdata and our employees take pride in raising awareness in the fight against breast cancer with the hopes of being able to celebrate more birthdays. Please consider donating to the American Cancer Society to join the fight today! Donate

Radon is Real!

"Radon is Real!" "As the second leading cause of lung cancer after cigarette smoking, radon is associated with approximately 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States." "The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is educating students about the risk of radon exposure and the importance of testing." read more...

Having children at home did not prompt parents to test for radon, secondhand smoke.

"Having children at home did not prompt parents to test for radon" "A University of Louisville School of Nursing researcher has found that the presence of children in the home did not motivate parents to test and mitigate for radon and secondhand tobacco smoke, both of which cause lung cancer." "The findings highlight a need to raise awareness on these exposure risks and their long-term impact on children." Having children at home did not prompt parents to test for radon, secondhand smoke. More awareness needed on home environmental exposures that cause lung cancer. read more...