Drinking Water

Charleston, West Virginia

West Virginia Water Woes – How You Can Help

Published on February 3rd, 2014 | by Heather Carr

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The West Virginia water woes continue, with more chemicals being discovered in the already contaminated Elk River.  At least ten thousand gallons of MCHM leaked into the river upstream of Charleston’s drinking supply.  No one knows ... Read More


Pollution

West Virginia Water

West Virginia Water Woes

Published on January 20th, 2014 | by Heather Carr

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West Virginia has had its share of water woes.  The latest came last week from a leaky chemical storage facility when MCHM, a little-studied chemical, contaminated the drinking water supply of Charleston, West Virginia. Initially, residents ... Read More


Agriculture

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DIY Drip Irrigation for Under Ten Dollars

Published on January 7th, 2014 | by Heather Carr

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If you've ever come home from work in the summer and found your lovely garden wilted, this DIY drip irrigation system might be just the thing for you. Best of all, it costs less than $... Read More


Availability

Great Barrier Reef

An Aquifer Under the Sea?

Published on December 9th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

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Australian researchers have found evidence of aquifers under the sea. 120,000 cubic miles of fresh and low-salinity water might be stored and available for human use. “The volume of this water resource is a hundred times ... Read More


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