Asbestos in Drinking Water

Asbestos is a carcinogenic naturally occurring mineral. Throughout most of the twentieth century, asbestos was considered a “miracle mineral”. It was lightweight, inexpensive, strong, and fire resistant. Not until the late 1970s did people realize it had a downside: asbestos causes many diseases and cancers. Some of these illnesses include lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis. … Continue reading Asbestos in Drinking Water