Peak Johnson

Peak Johnson

Dominique 'Peak' Johnson is a contributing writer. He is currently a Knight Fellow at AL DÍA News and contributes to numerous publications including The Huffington Post, Global Philadelphia, and SPOKE Magazine. Follow him on Twitter @PeakOnWater.

ARTICLES BY PEAK JOHNSON

Amid Waterline Repairs, Tennessee Residents Told To Boil Their Water
Amid Waterline Repairs, Tennessee Residents Told To Boil Their Water Last month, residents of Erin, TN, received news that water service would slowly be returning to their homes after repairs had been made on three waterline breaks.  Continue Reading...
Despite Rumors Following Chemical Spill, Atlanta Assures That Drinking Water Is Safe
Despite Rumors Following Chemical Spill, Atlanta Assures That Drinking Water Is Safe Last month, about 250 gallons of benzoyl chloride, a compound that is used in medicines, dyes, and resins, spilled on Interstate 85 in Atlanta, GA.  Continue Reading...
Drinking Water Linked To 400 Military Bases To Be Tested For Contamination
Drinking Water Linked To 400 Military Bases To Be Tested For Contamination Drinking water contamination via military bases is nothing new.  Continue Reading...
Modesto Placed On Notice By State After Wastewater Discharge
Modesto Placed On Notice By State After Wastewater Discharge The city of Modesto, CA, was issued a notice of violation last month for discharging an estimated 755 million gallons of partially treated wastewater into the San Joaquin River.  Continue Reading...
Oil Contaminates Rochester Wastewater Treatment Facility
Oil Contaminates Rochester Wastewater Treatment Facility In recent weeks, nearly 100 gallons of oil has contaminated the wastewater treatment facility serving Rochester, NH. The oil is thought to be hydraulic fluid or used motor oil that entered into the plant’s system over the course of three days.  Continue Reading...
Limited Water Use Could Hinder Efforts To Curb East Chicago’s Lead Problem
Limited Water Use Could Hinder Efforts To Curb East Chicago’s Lead Problem East Chicago, IN, is having persistent problems with its drinking water.  Continue Reading...
Despite Efforts For Compliance, Lancaster Notifies Residents Of Drinking Water Violation
Despite Efforts For Compliance, Lancaster Notifies Residents Of Drinking Water Violation After sending out a public notice earlier this year to almost 40,000 customers who drink water from the Susquehanna River about a water violation, the city of Lancaster, PA, has sent a follow up notice regarding the violation.  Continue Reading...
Following E. Coli Contamination, San Diego Issues Boil Water Advisory
Following E. Coli Contamination, San Diego Issues Boil Water Advisory Earlier this month, a water boil advisory was issued by the County of San Diego’s Department of Environmental Health for a local water system that tested positive for E. coli.  Continue Reading...
EPA Refutes Rumors Of Great Lakes Office Shutdown
EPA Refutes Rumors Of Great Lakes Office Shutdown Month ago, in order to increase federal spending for the military, President Donald Trump proposed significant cuts to the U.S.  Continue Reading...
For Years Californians Have Been Drinking Water Contaminated By Carcinogen
For Years Californians Have Been Drinking Water Contaminated By Carcinogen For some time, California has been struggling to control a probable human carcinogen called 1,2,3-trichloropropane (TCP) in its drinking water.  Continue Reading...
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