Lead Exposure From Drinking Water

Lead Exposure From Drinking Water


Does my drinking water at home contain lead? This is a good question to ask yourself, if you aren’t sure of the answer. Up to 20% of Americans’ lead exposure comes from drinking water...

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Muslim Community Donates 30,000 bottles of water to Flint

Muslim Community Donates 30,000 bottles of water to Flint


Americans are aware of the water crisis occurring in Flint, Michigan, where over a hundred thousand people have been poisoned with lead. Governor Rick Snyder and his administration tried to save money by selling...

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Obama Water Rule Overruled

Obama Water Rule Overruled


In January 2016, The House overturned Obama’s water rule, known as the “Clean Water Act”,  that would’ve given federal authority over small waterways in the US. The Senate aims to block the Environmental Protection...

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Scientists Turn Water into Fuel

Scientists Turn Water into Fuel


Scientists are working on solving the mystery of deriving hydrogen from fuel in an affordable way to power vehicles. The Christian Science Monitor says: Hydrogen has the potential to fuel incredibly environmentally clean cars....

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California’s Drought on Satellite Technology

California’s Drought on Satellite Technology


After four years of drought, California is receiving plenty of rain, but according to experts, it’s causing other problems. Flooding and mudslides are a couple of California’s major challenges right now, and according to...

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British Columbia’s Water Sustainability Act

British Columbia’s Water Sustainability Act


The provincial government of British Columbia intends to bring their Water Sustainability Act (WSA) into effect this year of 2016. The Act will provide new tools to help ensure that water stays healthy and secure for BC’S...

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Benefits to Filtering Your Water

Benefits to Filtering Your Water


Here’s some helpful information from, “Ask Well: Your health questions answered by Times journalists and experts.” Should you filter your water? The short answer is yes. While the Environmental Protection Agency regulates municipal tap water and...

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“Water and Climate Change” Tri-national Conference

“Water and Climate Change” Tri-national Conference


On November 16th and 17th, three European countries–France, Germany, and Poland–came together to discuss how research can contribute to solving water problems worldwide. These country’s best researchers met in Paris for the trinational conference...

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Climate Prediction El Nino Spring 2016

Climate Prediction El Nino Spring 2016


NEWS CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD Predicts El Nino Conditions to be expected next spring or early summer EL NINO – THE WARM PHASE OF THE ENSO CYCLE ENSO – EL NINO/SOUTHERN OSCILLATION...

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New Natural Resource Investment Center

New Natural Resource Investment Center


The White House recognizes the challenges US is facing today with water conservation. There’s news from USA TODAY about a  meeting that focused on managing the country’s water supplies that are constantly at risk...

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Health Risks From Uranium In Drinking Water

Health Risks From Uranium In Drinking Water


Here are some excerpts from an article on health concerns related to water: What is Uranium? According to WRAL.com, Uranium is a naturally occurring element, which has been seeping at unhealthy levels into U.S....

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Researchers remove salt from polluted water

Researchers remove salt from polluted water


The ocean makes up 75% of earth’s water, but is undrinkable due to its high salt content. Researchers have discovered a simple and cost-effective method for removing pollutants and salt from water, making it drinkable. Whereas...

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Research Shows Earth’s Water Depleting

Research Shows Earth’s Water Depleting


Here’s an interesting article by The Washington Post, about earth’s most precious resource, freshwater, and how recent studies have attempted to calculate how much water is used globally each year. Essentially researchers have found...

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The Planet’s Groundwater

The Planet’s Groundwater


“The total amount of groundwater on the planet, held in rock and soil below our feet, is estimated to be 23 million cubic km.” According to BBC News, this volume can be described as...

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Colorado Water Plan

Colorado Water Plan


Colorado water planners have a plan to save water. The Denver Post shared the details on 11/18/2015: • A water-saving target of 130 billion gallons a year for cities and industry, left largely on...

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Changes In Snowfall Affect Water Supply

Changes In Snowfall Affect Water Supply


A new study has just confirmed that billions of people depend on snowfall for water supply, and snowpacks are currently shrinking in areas where climate temperatures are rising. The New York Times  posted an article about...

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Project Liquifying Aquifers

Project Liquifying Aquifers


The Los Angeles River carries approximately 200 million gallons of runoff water each day into the Pacific Ocean. A young architect, Lujac Desautel has an idea to reuse this wasted water. He calls the project Liquifying...

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Evergreen Medal for Nature Conservation

Evergreen Medal for Nature Conservation


Because books are important venues for knowledge, preserving wisdom, and inspiring others to make changes in their lives and the world around them, Evergreen Book Medals is a program that commemorates world-changing books since...

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The New Water Ball

The New Water Ball


Water-lovers are raving about the new portable Water Ball!  It’s a breakthrough invention with new filter material that eliminates the need to buy a filtering water pitcher.  This fast-flowing water filter can be used anywhere at anytime...

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D.C. first utility to turn sewage water into electricity

D.C. first utility to turn sewage water into electricity


“D.C. Water, which also treats sewage from much of the Maryland and Northern Virginia suburbs, recently became the first utility in North America to use a Norwegian thermal hydrolysis system to convert the sludge...

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