by Daniel M. Early
"The underlying issue that plagues most large, centralized potable water utilities is the simple fact that it is nearly impossible to provide “completely safe” drinking water."
The latest water safety challenge emerging in the United States may be small, but its effects can be deadly. It’s called biofilm, a sticky substance consisting of bacteria, fungus, and other organisms that colonize in water. Together, they can act like a sort of “super-pathogen."