A village in Ethiopia has been giving the gift of clean drinking water.
Lifewater International is also planning projects in Uganda, the Congo, and Malawi. “Narducci says teaching proper hygiene and sanitation go a long way in correcting the problem, but so is building proper water distribution centers…” [ Read the story here ]Read More >>
It’s time for all of us to take part in ensuring our planets future health. The process of bottling water and shipping it elsewhere is causing an imbalance in our ecosystem by removing water from area’s its needed.
“There are some possible sources of water that bottling companies may elect to use. There are municipal sources where the water comes from the tap, essentially, and accounts for roughly 55 percent of the bottled water available for purchase. Natural sources make up the other supply line and are often referred to in the industry as “spring water.” Some companies choose to add minerals or electrolytes or put the water through various filtration and treatment systems. No matter the source or manipulation of the water, one fact remains: bottled water companies are removing water from a location where it is needed to sell it elsewhere…” [ Read the story here ]
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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has asked for community input in the proposed Nestle bottled water transfer, and has decided to fight against it. “The water rights transfer was seen by many as a way for Nestlé and the Cascade Locks city council to circumvent public review. Without it, there will now be a more open forum, by which ecological review and public comment will be given more consideration…” [ Read the story here ]
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Creating chlorine in developing counties can help fill a desperate need – clean water. A new technology is allowing easy chlorine creation with only water, salt, and a car battery, or outlet.
“The SE200 Community Chlorine Maker mixes salt, water, and the electricity from a 12-volt battery to quickly create a chlorine solution that can purify 55 gallons of water. Users pour a spoonful of salt and water into a soup-can-size container that then plugs into a car or motorcycle battery via a set of small jumper cables. Salt naturally dissolves into sodium and chloride ions, and when the small electric charge is applied at the push of a button, the chloride ions oxidize into chlorine. The whole process takes just five minutes…” [ Read the story here ]Read More >>
News reports flow in every week about the deceptive practices of bottled water companies. Misrepresentation has many consumers blind as to what they are drinking.
“…While some are convinced the bottled water they purchase is better for them than anything coming from their kitchen faucet, tests show those drinking water can’t always tell the difference. A comparison was done by ABC news and details were shared online. Those taking part in this comparison taste test were surprised to learn that many bottled water products contain tap water and there was not a difference in taste…” [ Read the story here ]Read More >>
Here are the top 10 most expensive bottles of water. I thought things were getting crazy right off from the start, but the prices these companies are charging for special “designer” water will start making you wonder whats going through some peoples minds after about #5.Read More >>
The struggle for clean water in economically deprived area’s is a devastating shortage that claims the lives of countless people. With the desire for a cheap solution to provide clean water and leave these area’s self sufficient, we have seen a rise in new technologies and methods for purifying drinking water. [ Read the story here ]Read More >>
PepsiCo has fallen to public pressure over misrepresenting the source of its water by displaying mountains on the packaging.
Their new label, soon to be in use, will note on it that the water is from a “public water source“.
“Facing a slump in sales of carbonated soft drinks due to health concerns, beverage companies are increasingly relying on bottled water revenue. According to the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), total 2014 sales revenues for US bottled water were $13 billion in wholesale dollars. Americans consumed 12 billion gallons of bottled water, or about 34 gallons per capita…”
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