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New Hampshire Study Shows Well Water Has Higher Arsenic Levels Than Municipal

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April 1, 1999
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American Chemical Society
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Arsenic concentrations that exceed current recommended federal levels for drinking water are 10 times more likely to be found in domestic wells than in municipal water sources in New Hampshire, according to a study by researchers at Dartmouth College. Arsenic in drinking water is linked to certain types of cancer in humans.

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