More Than an STD: How Hepatitis A Spreads in Water

By Jack Stoudy

Imagine a hidden enemy, one you can’t see with your naked eye, lurking in the very water you drink and the food you eat. Meet hepatitis A, a virus that can turn something as innocent as water into a potential threat. In this article, we’re exploring how hepatitis A spreads in water, as well as…

How Typhoid Spreads: The Link to Water Contamination

By Jack Stoudy

Human history has seen the rise and fall of various epidemics. But have you ever wondered how diseases like typhoid fever spread and why they continue to pose a threat to public health? Typhoid fever, a severe bacterial infection, has a fascinating history, with significant outbreaks shaping our understanding of infectious diseases. But is typhoid…

After Years of Lead Contamination, Does Flint Have Clean Water Now?

By Jack Stoudy

Flint, Michigan, a city once known for its thriving automotive industry, gained newfound notoriety due to a devastating water crisis that unfolded over several years. Known as “The Flint Water Crisis,” this phenomenon caused by lead contamination in the city’s water supply left residents questioning the safety of the water that flowed from their taps.…

What Causes Algae Blooms?

By Jack Stoudy

In some parts of the world, you can witness a mysterious spectacle that transforms serene bodies of water into bright canvases of color. If you’ve ever come across a vibrant green, red, or even brown body of water, chances are you’ve witnessed an algae bloom. These captivating yet puzzling phenomena have captured the curiosity of…