Arsenic in Drinking Water
Publication Number: GWQ-00551
Author/Sponsor: Fred Sorensen and Lisa Wedin
Price: FREE WEB-ONLY
Online only. Arsenic is an odorless, colorless and tasteless toxic element commonly found in groundwater. Short-term high doses and low doses over many years both cause health problems, so it is important to test for arsenic. This publication gives information about health considerations, testing for arsenic, types of arsenic and ways to treat contaminated water.