Browsing the "clean water" Tag

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EPA Vs. Citrus Farmers: Cleaning up Florida's Water

A new set of EPA proposals to clean up Florida’s water is up for debate this month, and Florida’s citrus growers say the goals are economically devastating and logistically unattainable. The new restrictions limit the amount of phosphorous and nitrogen released into Florida’s lakes and waterways. Citrus growers point to a report issued this week […]

April 26th

Summit On The Summit Group Climbs Kilimanjaro for Clean Water

More than one billion people do not have access to clean drinking water- that’s more than 1 out of every 7 people on Earth. And the consequences of drinking contaminated water are no mystery- more children die from diarrheal diseases than from HIV/AIDS and malaria combined- every day 4,000 children in developing countries die from […]

January 19th

Imagine H20: Turning The World's Water Problems Into Opportunities

Imagine H20 is a national non-profit whose mission is to inspire and empower people to solve water problems. They are currently holding their first annual water innovation contest, open to all entrepreneurs and innovators who have big ideas about how to create real-world solutions around clean water and sanitation. The  business  plan  competition offers  $70,000 […]

October 16th

2009 Stockholm Water Prize Awarded to Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak

The 2009 Stockholm Water Prize, the water world’s equivalent of the Nobel, was awarded to Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of the Sulabh Sanitation Movement in India and whose work is known worldwide for advancement and focus in the areas of public health, social progress and human rights. He has done extensive work since founding […]

August 27th

GTR: Bringing Safe Drinking Water to Developing Nations with LifeStraw

GreenTalk Radio’s Sean Daily talks to Peter Cleary, Director of Communications of Vestergaard Frandsen, about LifeStraw, a water purifier that helps to get access to safe drinking water at home and outside in regions where water is an issue. LifeStraw is made by Vestergaard Frandsen. an international company specializing in complex emergency response and disease […]

August 25th

Documentary: "A World Without Water"

As water becomes more and more scarce, it has offset political problems throughout the globe. More than a billion people across the globe don’t have access to safe water. Every day 3900 children die as a result of insufficient or unclean water supplies. The situation looks like it is becoming worse as water becomes evermore […]

August 16th