BRADFORD WITHOUT WATER INSPIRES WOMEN TO SHARE WELL WATER

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BRADFORD WITHOUT WATER INSPIRES WOMEN TO SHARE WELL WATER


Due to cold weather in Bradford, PA, a major water main break occurred at The University of Pittsburgh last Tuesday. According to the wgrs.com article on the event, “An estimated 18,000 people have been affected...

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SAFE WATER CHANGES LIVES, AND YOU CAN HELP!

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SAFE WATER CHANGES LIVES, AND YOU CAN HELP!


Learn more about The Water Project   You can now help provide clean and safe water for people, families, and children in Africa. The Water Project provides wells and other water projects for communities around...

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MAJOR WATER SHORTAGES IN PAKISTAN

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MAJOR WATER SHORTAGES IN PAKISTAN


According to the minister for water and energy in Pakistan, a man named Khawaja Muhammad Asif, said that Pakistan could be the next “water-starved country.” Because of the current climate changes happening world-wide and particularly...

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BLACK WATER FOR GARDENA RESIDENTS

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BLACK WATER FOR GARDENA RESIDENTS


Residents in Gardena, CA are unhappy and unsatisfied with the smelly black water coming out of their home taps. The Golden State Water Company held a public meeting to address the issue and residents brought...

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CALIFORNIA OIL COMPANIES INJECT WASTE INTO WATER

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CALIFORNIA OIL COMPANIES INJECT WASTE INTO WATER


Even though California received almost no rain in January, which is normally the wettest month of the year, the state is allowing oil companies to dump waste-filled and chemically dangerous water into underground drinkable water...

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BILL GATES’ NEW WATER PROJECT

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BILL GATES’ NEW WATER PROJECT


The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is making an effort to improve sanitation in the developing world today. The new project or plant, backed by this foundation, is called the Omniprocessor. It was designed to...

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KIDS DRINKING MORE WATER AT SCHOOL

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KIDS DRINKING MORE WATER AT SCHOOL


Studies recently found that kids in some New York City public schools drank water almost three times more often after water dispensers were installed near their lunch lines. The author of the study said...

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CALIFORNIA NEEDS 11 TRILLION GALLONS OF WATER

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CALIFORNIA NEEDS 11 TRILLION GALLONS OF WATER


According to a new analysis that was made possible by NASA space and airborne measurements, the state of California will need about 11 trillions gallons of water to recover from its ongoing drought. That’s a...

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TAKE THE 4 LITERS CHALLENGE

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TAKE THE 4 LITERS CHALLENGE


Nearly 1 Billion people around the world survive on just 4 liters of water for cooking, cleaning, bathing…for everything. Could you? We recently saw this very inspiring video online about a challenge to raise...

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TRAVELING WITHOUT A FILTER

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TRAVELING WITHOUT A FILTER


A few weeks ago my husband and I and our 9 month old baby traveled to Vancouver, BC to visit family and friends. Normally we live in Northern California and have access to delicious...

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10 INTERESTING WATER FACTS

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10 INTERESTING WATER FACTS


1. Even though the daily recommended amount of water for an adult to drink per day is eight cups, not all of this water must be consumed in the liquid form. Nearly every food...

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DETROIT CITIZENS DENIED ACCESS TO WATER

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DETROIT CITIZENS DENIED ACCESS TO WATER


A piece posted yesterday by Susan Milligan in the US News has provided an update on the water access crisis in Detroit.  The title of the post is “Too Powerless to Live, The poorest...

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BOTTLED WATER COMPANY TARGETING KIDS

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BOTTLED WATER COMPANY TARGETING KIDS


The wide-spread use of bottled water is a major ecological problem.  Now a company is using branding and celebrity endorsement to make bottled water seem cooler to kids.  Hopefully most of today’s younger people...

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DO WE TAKE OUR WATER FOR GRANTED?

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DO WE TAKE OUR WATER FOR GRANTED?


Last week, our family experienced a very short time period without water. Though it was only 20 minutes long, it seemed to completely put our lives on hold. It all began with a water...

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WATER REFLECTIONS

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WATER REFLECTIONS


Learning so much about water has caused me to reflect upon my own experiences with water throughout life.   As a child I don’t remember drinking water regularly, but I assume my parents gave...

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A NEW FRIEND TO FRIENDS OF WATER

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A NEW FRIEND TO FRIENDS OF WATER


Hello friends, my name is Melody and I am happy to say that I’ve recently started training to help with Friends of Water. This opportunity has been both enjoyable and educational. Although I assumed...

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LEAD COULD BE IN MASON COUNTY WATER HOMES

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LEAD COULD BE IN MASON COUNTY WATER HOMES


According to the Mason County Press, there may be lead in some homes in the area, especially if the home has lead pipes.  As the article correctly notes, annual testing at the municipality level...

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LEAD IN THE WATER CAN BE INCREASED BY CHLORAMINE

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LEAD IN THE WATER CAN BE INCREASED BY CHLORAMINE


Chloramine is being used more and more widely as an alternative disinfectant to chlorine.  It actually consists of chlorine with ammonia added. There are a number of health risks associated with the byproducts of...

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JUST HOW DANGEROUS IS MANGANESE IN DRINKING WATER?

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JUST HOW DANGEROUS IS MANGANESE IN DRINKING WATER?


  Manganese is not a mineral that is naturally found in water. More than likely it came from a water source that had iron in it, but manganese is rarer than iron. In small...

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TAP WATER IN ANCIENT ROME CONTAMINATED WITH LEAD

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TAP WATER IN ANCIENT ROME CONTAMINATED WITH LEAD


Lead in drinking water can be an issue for irrigation systems that are from ancient times, because did not know what we know now about lead poisoning. The famous aqueducts in ancient Rome were...

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