If its football pre-season, we can depend on conversations becoming arguments, as we begin to analyze every last move of our favorite teams and players. In Texas, these conversations take on a whole new life as they seemingly happen at every field, at every level, and with players of every age. While we love to […]
Earlier this year, Los Angeles began disinfecting its drinking water with chloramine rather than the chlorine it had used for decades. You can read more about it by visiting Southern California Public Radio 89.3 KPCC or our coverage in a recent Drinking Water News post. With such a large municipality making a switch in the […]
This past weekend was an unpleasant one in Toledo, Ohio as a drinking water ban impacted the lives of nearly 400,000 residents. Caused by an algae bloom in Lake Erie, this is one of the larger recent drinking water bans this country has experienced, and comes relatively hot on the heels of January’s MCHM contamination […]
An unfortunate truth is that water pollution will always exist, in some way, shape or form. As such, it’s critical that we commit to creating the types of solutions most suitable to do battle with this never-ending issue. In Maryland, one such invention is proving its worth as just such a solution. Created by scientist […]
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.