global water shortage


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 […]

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“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 […]

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[Today kicks off a big week in our home base of Minnesota as Major League Baseball's All Star Game, and corresponding festivities, blow into town. This is exciting, both because the eyes of the world will be trained on our backyard, but also because WaterFilters.NET has a unique connection to this game. When the Minnesota […]

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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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Why The China Water Crisis Is The World Water Crisis

by Jamin Arvig on December 27, 2013


20% of the world’s population lives in China.  And by 2030, a significant percentage of this population will run out of clean drinking water. Bottom-line, the economic and human impact of millions of Chinese residents facing the very real possibility of dehydration will undoubtedly disrupt stability throughout the balance of the world.  So the question […]

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Solving the global water shortage crisis will require good ideas from all directions.  We’ve helped to support this need with our recent Future of Water scholarship, awarding $500 for a solution proposed by Duke University student Mona Dai.  In response to the solution provided by Dai and our first and second runners-up, we received the […]

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