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A new study shows that agriculture consumes 92% of the world’s fresh water used each year. Arjen Hoekstra and Mesfin Mekonnen of the University of Twente in Enschede in the Netherlands divided the surface of the earth into blocks of 85 square kilometers or less and looked at water consumption patterns for agricultural, industrial, and […]
Researchers have designed a battery that desalinates saltwater.
The award-winning LifeStraw® personal water filter is now available to consumers in the U.S. and Canada for the first time. The portable filter—used since 2005 amid harsh conditions in developing countries—removes bacteria and parasites from water, and is ideal for outdoor activities, overseas travel, and emergency preparedness.
Testing water for contaminants and disease can take time, sometimes several days. People need to drink water in the meantime. Enter Sonaar Luthra, a quick test to determine if water is fit to drink.
Governor Tom Corbett announced yesterday that the state of Pennsylvania is investing $98 million in water infrastructure projects.
On February 1, Texas’ new fracking regulations go into effect. These regulations require drillers to disclose both total water and the chemicals used in fracking.
More than one billion people in the world have no access to clean water. 3.5 million die each year from waterborne disease and most are under the age of five years old. The LifeStraw, an easy-to-use, personal water filter, has already given millions of people access to clean drinking. Vestergaard-Frandsen has improved their LifeStraw so that it’s now even more effective.
A new report by the Water Innovations Foundation highlights leaking pipes as a major problem with the nation’s water infrastructure.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released a list of 23 water systems that chronically fail to perform required bacteriological testing.
by Morgan Rusnak With Thanksgiving only a few days away, it’s hard not to be taking inventory of the things we’re thankful for: Friends, family, a great education and the privilege of clean drinking water. Thanksgiving is a perfect way to celebrate the beauty of water and the power of sustainability. Even though it’s […]
We know that we need clean, safe drinking water in order to survive, but where does our water come from, and how can we kep it clean? This video from Ecojustice Canada explains what “source water” is and what we can do to keep dangerous chemicals out of our water supply.