Water Quality

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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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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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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In a one year time period, many Haitian women and children will walk up to 1,400 miles for clean drinking water.  To bring attention to this crisis, Lighting the Dark CEO Allen Barker and his co-founder Hugh Mason embarked on an epic journey from their homes in Lake Worth, Florida, traveling 1,400 miles on foot […]

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5 Water Filter Claims That Scream ‘Scam!’

by Mike Yanke on October 24, 2013

It’s late October. A knock is heard at your door.  You open it to the face of an ominous looking individual who is there to both frighten you and demand some type of reward for the privilege.  A treat, if you will.  And when they leave, you’ll find yourself lighter in the wallet than you […]

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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 […]

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Today, marks the beginning of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM.)  As noted on the NBCAM website, there have been great strides in both breast cancer awareness and treatment over the last twenty-five years. But as anyone that is or knows a breast cancer survivor can attest (full disclosure: I would fall into that latter […]

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Why did I choose to write up an acid rain update on a Monday?  Because it’s an important topic, but I’m not malicious enough to ruin your weekend. Why did I include an image of an adorable little bear cub, instead of say, a charred and decimated forest?  Again – I’m not malicious. It feels […]

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