drinking water

KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana As municipal water supplies become more subject to spring contamination (think – snow runoff, decaying organic matter) you may hear more news stories using the phrase ‘chlorine burnout.’  So what exactly is chlorine burnout and what do you need to know about it? Essentially, this refers simply to a […]

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Last year, we were lucky enough to interview Chef Sarah Bogan of Whisking Apprentice – a culinary school dedicated to fighting obesity in America.  In addition to her work at the school, Bogan is working to launch the television series Surviving on Stamps, where she will help families on food stamps learn how to eat […]

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Beer is 90% water.  The balance of its ingredients, specifically hops and barley, are at constant supply risk in the event of any water shortage.  And those water shortages are becoming more common.  As such, the beer and brewing industry has long been out-front on issues related to water sustainability. In honor of today being […]

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The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook “Because the average person doesn’t understand fracking, environmentalists are able to put ideas into people’s heads,” says Marita Noon, Executive Director of Energy Makes America Great, Inc. In the video above, The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi adds some much needed […]

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“In sub-Saharan Africa, it’s estimated that more than a billion people lack clean water to drink, causing illnesses that ripple through the African continent.” Water shortages in Africa, unfortunately, are not anything new.  But with a tragedy of this scale come several silver linings as companies and organizations partner to do the work or create […]

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3 Steps To Keep Your Cabin’s Drinking Water Drinkable

by Tyler Ringeisen on March 13, 2014

Cabin getaways are those times where you can spend all day asking yourself truly important questions like, “how many fish will I catch today?” or “doesn’t this flower smell good?”  But unfortunately, more stressful questions can seep into our minds like “why does my water smell funny?” or “is my cabin’s drinking water OK to […]

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Within this blog, we shy away from any inflammatory discussions involving politics.  If the efforts we make to help provide clean drinking water and education blend over into politics, we try to focus more on the power of bipartisanship.  So the video above from Delaware Governor Jack Markell (D) should not be seen as an […]

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Is it safe?  The question being asked by West Virginia residents after suffering through an unprecedented chemical spill would sound like a broken record, if the question were not so ominous and full of suffering. In the video above, you’ll learn about West Virginia residents suffering from rashes, headaches and flu-like symptoms after coming into […]

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Several weeks after the chemical spill in West Virginia, we’ve reached the unenviable point where people feel as though they need to take to the streets to demand clean drinking water. In the video above, West Virginia protesters cite anger at being forced to spend out of pocket for bottled water and in the overall […]

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Last week, we were among the many sharing and striving to help West Virginia residents still living with significant water contamination issues.  This week, The New York Times broke a story nearly as troubling. In the investigation, a corresponding video of which appears above, water samples from eight of twelve rooftop water towers (depended on […]

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