Lead Found In Michigan Children After Switching Water Source

Lead Found In Michigan Children After Switching Water Source


Doctors found high levels of lead in hundreds of children from Flint, Michigan, and the likely cause is from the city water. Even though the state assured its water drinkers that it would be...

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Liquid Water Found On Mars By NASA

Liquid Water Found On Mars By NASA


Does life exists on Mars? No proof shows this yet, however, scientists from NASA just announced that satellites found liquid water flowing over Mars’ surface. This means life may exist, and there is potential...

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The New Water Footprint Calculator

The New Water Footprint Calculator


Are you interested in finding out how much water you really use per day? The average American uses 100 gallons per day…. but that’s just from the tap! Did you know that for every...

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Opinion on California Water Rights

Opinion on California Water Rights


Here’s a valid opinion on California Water Rights, by Carolee Kreiger and The New York Times: “Typically, California’s water supply is stored as snow in the Sierra Nevada, where it is released gradually to...

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California Mining for Water

California Mining for Water


In the Mojave Desert at the Cadiz water project, there lies 34,000 acres of land where investors have believed (for many years now) that billions of gallons of water are locked up waiting to...

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New ‘Shade Balls’ Save Drinking Water

New ‘Shade Balls’ Save Drinking Water


National Geographic posted an article about a new invention used in L.A. called ‘Shade Balls’, which are4-inch plastic balls that lay on top of water to shade and cool it, reducing evaporation 85-90%. They...

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Flooding California Farmland In Winter May Help

Flooding California Farmland In Winter May Help


A study done by University of California, Davis, showed that flooding fields in the winter could help to replenish the earth’s aquifiers without harming crops or affecting drinking water. Read about how researchers say...

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Fukushima releases once-radioactive water

Fukushima releases once-radioactive water


“Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), which operates the plant in eastern Japan, discharged 850 tons of formerly contaminated water it had extracted from the ground near the plant into the sea, saying a filtration process...

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Sierra Nevada Snowpack At Its Lowest

Sierra Nevada Snowpack At Its Lowest


Research shows that the snowfall in Sierra Nevada is at its record-lowest in over 500 years, and 2015 marked extreme conditions. Studies say that, “…global warming will reduce the amount of snow blanketing California...

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San Diego Water Rises During Drought

San Diego Water Rises During Drought


Unlinke the rest of California, San Diego’s water levels are at 99% of normal, says The San Diego Union-Tribune. According to the data collected by the San Diego County Water Authority, the county has had...

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EPA Protects Drinking Water and Streams

EPA Protects Drinking Water and Streams


NBC News shared an article about The Environmental Protection Agency setting a new federal rule to protect wetlands and more than half the nation’s streams, “despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central...

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Canada second-largest water user

Canada second-largest water user


CBC News shared that “Canada is the second-largest water consumer in the world after the United States. Each Canadian uses about 350 litres of water a day, compared to a European who uses about 150...

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Well done Californians!

Well done Californians!


Some more good news for California: Officials announced that residents of Golden State cut water use by 31.3% in July, which surpassed Gov. Jerry Brown’s 25% goal. July had some heavy rainfall to help...

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Communities affected by wastewater spill

Communities affected by wastewater spill


According to CNN, “The orange sludge flowed from the Animas River in Colorado into New Mexico, where it met and started following the San Juan River, a key source...

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1 million gallons of mine water contaminates Animas River

1 million gallons of mine water contaminates Animas River


If you haven’t heard yet, on August 7th an abonded mine in Durango, Colorado, spilled 1 million gallons of wastewater into the clean waters of the Animas River. Contaminants from this mine threaten the...

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A historic El Nino expected for California

A historic El Nino expected for California


Abc 7 News posted an article about Calfornia State emergency officials preparing for a historic storm that may cause serious flooding. California’s drought-striken land is so parched that the state needs to be prepared...

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California drought agency fines agricultural irrigation district

California drought agency fines agricultural irrigation district


According to The Sacramento Bee, the California State water regulators have issued their second charge against an agricultural water district for diverting water illegally. Fines are over a million dollars, and farmers have the right...

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Protecting Rivers and Streams from Coal Mine Pollution

Protecting Rivers and Streams from Coal Mine Pollution


According to The Washington Post  The Obama administration has anounced plans to strengthen the protection of rivers and streams in America from coal mine waste, pollution, and spoils. The proposed regulations would require that water...

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The world’s driest desert is expanding in Chile

The world’s driest desert is expanding in Chile


California is not the only place yearning for rain and snow fall. In Chile, Santiago city, which consists of 7 million people, is experiencing its driest year since 1996. The Andes mountains supply most...

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Good News California!

Good News California!


According to LA times, there is finally some good news about California’s drought and water usage. According to the officials who track water usage, in the month of May California’s residents were able to...

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