• Water and Big Business – Turning a Human Right into a Commodity

    Water and Big Business – Turning a Human Right into a Commodity

    | May 3, 2011 | Comments (0)

    Drinking water facts – What better way to make easy money is there than to sell something people can not live without for an incredible profit? That is exactly what is happening with the privatization of the worlds fresh water supplies. Many municipal water supplies in the United States are controlled by corporations rather than local governments.

  • Water Crisis – Water Is Not As Free and Plentiful As You Might Think

    Water Crisis – Water Is Not As Free and Plentiful As You Might Think

    | April 12, 2011 | Comments (0)

    Drinking water facts – Yes, we are in the midst of a water crisis. For some people this might come as a complete shock but for others it is old news. Next to oxygen, water is the most important thing that people need to survive and only about 1% of the Earth’s water is fit for human consumption.

Water Pollution

Water Pollution

April 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

Water Pollution—Don’t Dump Just Yet, OK?  Water pollution isn’t talked about as much as it once was.  It used to the cause of the year, chatted up by Ralph Nader (anyone remember him?) and the more green-friendly presidents we’ve had.  In the recent wake of some higher-ups who didn’t really care much, it became a […]

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Preventing Water Pollution

Preventing Water Pollution

April 20, 2012 | Comments (0)

Preventing water pollution is important in preserving our limited water supply and avoiding diseases. This is an initiative that must be undertaken at both the group and individual level. Water pollution is everyone’s responsibility and we must all work together to avoid such problems. Individually, there are many things that we can do to prevent […]

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Desalination

Desalination

April 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

Desalination—Do NOT Pass The Salt, Please!  “Water, water everywhere, and all the boards did shrink; water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.”  When Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote those lines, he was referring to the ironic fact that sailors could die of thirst surrounded by undrinkable salt water.  The saline in the waters of the […]

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The Natural Water Process and You

The Natural Water Process and You

March 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

It is not as if our planet is not in enough danger with our ozone, do we really need to damage our water supplies further? You already know how to conserve water in or around your home, but do you know how to more naturally help the environment? If you understand the process that water […]

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Water Conservation

Water Conservation

March 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

Water Conservation, Because Mother Nature Has A Sense Of Humor When Mother Nature created the earth, she gave us evidence that she’s got an ironic sense of  humor.  She’s really quite a kidder, if you think about it.  About 7/10s of the planet is water; more than 9/10s of that water is undrinkable saline.  The […]

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Benefits of Drinking Water

Benefits of Drinking Water

March 20, 2012 | Comments (0)

Water accounts for two thirds of our Earth and sixty percent of our bodies.  It is our lifeblood and the one thing mankind could never do without.  You know you should drink a certain amount daily for your health, but do you really know why?  Here are some of the benefits of drinking water.   […]

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What You Can Do About Water Pollution

What You Can Do About Water Pollution

March 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

What You Can Do About Water Pollution—It’s More Than You Might Think   “The breakfast garbage you throw into the Bay, they drink at lunch inSan Jose.”   Tom Lehrer the songwriter was being satirical when he wrote that—but he was addressing the very real problems of water pollution.  The big four—human waste disposal, waste […]

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Oil Spills

Oil Spills

February 20, 2012 | Comments (0)

An oil spill is the release of liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the environment due to human activity; it is considered a form of pollution and has extremely detrimental consequences. Approximately 706 million gallons of waste oil is added to the ocean every single year. Although most comes from land drainage and waste disposal, marine oil […]

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Reclaimed Water

Reclaimed Water

February 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

With the fresh water crisis becoming a more pressing issue everyday, many people are turning to reclaimed water as part of a viable solution. Reclaimed water is former wastewater or greywater that has been treated to remove solids and impurities to make it usable for other purposes. Although there are some dangers associated with this […]

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Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater Harvesting

January 30, 2012 | Comments (4)

Rainwater harvesting is an effective way to increase your access to water at a low cost. It has been used around the world since ancient times and is proven to be both renewable and sustainable, if done correctly. Simply put, rainwater harvesting is accumulating and storing rainwater for reuse before it reaches an aquifer. It […]

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