water fluoridation

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 […]


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 […]


WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports In a rapidly developing story that broke overnight, a chemical spill in West Virginia has left 200,000 residents of the Charleston area and surrounding counties with unsafe tap water. If you are in the impacted areas, do not use your tap water for drinking, cooking, cleaning or […]


A simple headline on the UNICEF website reads, “They Need Everything.”  Food, shelter – and especially clean drinking water – are in short supply.  Relief organizations around the world are mobilizing as quickly and efficiently as possible, but the destruction left in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan is beyond the scope of what many have […]

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Vine, a social app from Twitter where anyone can quickly shoot and share a six second video of themselves, can be a funny thing to master.  Oftentimes these short videos resemble little more than live action versions of the Tweets you try desperately to ignore. There are notable exceptions, of course.  charity: water published a […]


Even for those of us working in the clean drinking water industry, it’s rare to get a peek into the type of facility in the video above.  Shared by the Gwinnett Daily Post in Georgia, the video above takes you on a tour of the Shoal Creek Filter Plant, showing you how 75 million gallons […]