Monday, September 6, 2010

Microscopic Shrimp in New York's Water Supply

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The Consumerist\By Ben Popken on August 31, 2010 4:00 PM

New York's water is ... filled with teeny-tiny shrimp. They're called copepods. They're 1-2 mm long, transparent, have two sets of antenna, and feast on mosquito larvae. What are they doing in the water supply? Well, New York's water is of such high quality that it isn't required by the EPA to mechanically filter its H2O...

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