People following the new trend of drinking untreated, unfiltered water — as a healthier alternative to the tap — could actually be exposing themselves to a number of contaminants. A recent New York Times story […]
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Media Watch: Want to Know What’s in Your Water?
The nonprofit watchdog Environmental Working Group recently released a database that compiled publicly available information from water testing programs at more than 50,000 water utility operators across the country from 2010-2015. Its premise is that […]
Why is Water Such a Wicked Problem?
Every two minutes, three children die of diarrheal disease. Most of those deaths could be prevented with clean water and sanitation. We know the solution, and it sounds simple – so why haven’t we achieved […]
Staying Upstream of Water Contamination
From November of 2001 to January of 2002 a contaminated cistern that had collected rain water for the village of Santa Isabel do Ivaí Paraná, Brazil infected more than 600 people with a parasitic disease […]