California’s unprecedented drought conditions generated two stories last week, each illustrating a different extreme when it comes to conserving the area’s water. First up, in the video above, CBS Local out of San Francisco shares more on the efforts of state officials to crack down on water wasters. Activities such as excessive lawn watering, washing […]
“Clean water supports our very existence and connects us with every living thing on Earth.” The quote above comes from Dr. Shelley Lynch, who along with her partner Roy Desjarlais, owns a massage and counseling practice near Palm Beach Gardens in Florida. Compelled to action by the reported loss of Floridian sea life due to […]
[Tragically, the death of a dog in St. Paul, Minnesota this week was blamed on blue-green algae. Last year, we published the post below, sharing instructions from the California Department of Public Health indicating what you should do whether your child or pet makes their way into this toxic water. With this week's news, and […]
Was a recent boil water alert too little, too late for Wake Forest residents? That’s what some are suggesting in the video linked to from the image to the left.
This week, we celebrate the gift of dads and other significant father figures in our lives. For nearly all us, this means thinking of the most thoughtful gifts we can give to those who helped raise us into the people we became. For most of us, this also means running into a huge ‘gift block.’ […]
So what exactly happened in Portland? Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, E. Coli was found in samples taken of the area’s drinking water supply, leading to a boil water alert for over 650,000 residents.
If you can decontaminate drinking water, you have the power to end human suffering on a global scale. This is the inspired realization that flashed before Ken Puzey, a Vermont engineer, after a recent humanitarian mission to Haiti.
Only one percent of the world’s water is safe to drink. As our climate changes, unfortunately, this could represent a peak. In the video above, Rachel Schoutsen from The Weather Network hears from Ryan Ness, Senior Manager of Research and Development with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. Ness shares more on how climate change […]