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Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidium: A Waterborne Pathogen B.K. Avery, A. Lemley and A.G. Hornsby What is Cryptosporidium? Cryptosporidium (crip-toe-spor-ID-ee-um) is a protozoan, a single-celled, microscopic pathogenic (disease causing)  parasite that lives in the intestines of animals and people.  The parasite can cause a gastrointestinal illness called … Continue reading

Water conservation

How many drips are in a gallon? Check your faucets around your home — do any of them drip? Well, maybe it’s just a small drip — how much water can a little drip waste? True, a single drip won’t waste … Continue reading