Tests reveal uranium in water systems

Tests reveal uranium in water systems

There are 6 comments on the WTNH Hartford, New Haven and Connecticut story from Dec 14, 2008, titled Tests reveal uranium in water systems. In it, WTNH Hartford, New Haven and Connecticut reports that:

Tests on 16 well systems in Connecticut in the past year have shown uranium contamination in the water.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at WTNH Hartford, New Haven and Connecticut.

mike

Dunedin, FL

#1 Dec 14, 2008
If that's your only problem, thank your lucky star! yeesh
Condo Owner

Worcester, MA

#2 Dec 14, 2008
What the Health Department failed to mention is that of the 16 water systems that are affected - are those considered water authorities. That number does not include houses that surround our complexes that currently are using wells. "State health officials say there have not been any health problems lined to the contamination, and they don't expect any at the levels that have been found". I find that statment hard to believe considering we were fined daily and recently forced to pass a bill to have public piping of water put in. Why, because the Health Department told us that it would cause all forms of cancer, liver problems, etc. Maybe they should get their story straight before they force condo owners to pay for public water works.
DHawk

Waterbury, CT

#4 Dec 14, 2008
I certainly hope Channel 8 and others doesn't blow this out of proportion since the levels of Uranium are still well below any concerns for Health and Safety. It is a naturally occuring element found in the earth and in our bodies to some extent. The public have a higher chance of getting cancer from breathing Ct's fresh air than from these levels of Uranium.
The sixth

Wallingford, CT

#5 Dec 14, 2008
Another thing "discovered" by CT's politicians to separate you from your money, which will be given to a friendly few political contributors that do the tests and dig in the pipes.
Family Guy

Elmhurst, IL

#6 Dec 15, 2008
That explains my third eye.
vinny snider

Durham, CT

#7 Dec 16, 2008
Hey uranium puts hair on your chest and taste great while doing it I love shailorville well water. This explains why Haddam pizza gets me so wasted all the time whiskey and uranium water baby.

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