The Value of Water Coalition hosted an in-depth conversation at the Newseum in Washington DC on the current condition of water infrastructure in the United States, the consequences of letting … [Read full article]
Tag: drinking water
EPA And Army Corps Move Today To Safeguard Clean Water
It doesn’t take rocket science to draw a line between pollutants in small streams and wetlands and water quality downstream. Today, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of … [Read full article]
Los Angeles Council Unanimously Puts Off Fracking
When the hydraulic fracturing measure passed the Los Angeles City Council today, several tweeters posted photos of this meeting (source of the above: Walker Foley on twitter). The City Council … [Read full article]
Global Crisis Wrap-up (Global Crisis Series)
There are many causes that could create a global crisis, from food shortages to financial shortfalls to the effects of global warming and climate change. But the biggest concern is … [Read full article]
Syngenta's Atrazine PR Marchine
For more on this scary topic, read PRWatch’s “Syngenta’s Paid Third Party Pundits Spin the ‘News’ on Atrazine“, by Sara Jerving. Joe’s cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon page…
5 Ways to Conserve Water
There are many easy, effective ways in which you can conserve water that require very little thinking: turn off the faucet or garden hose, fix those leaks, and use common sense.
Is the World Running Out of Clean Water?
With the world’s population approaching 7 billion people, we are encountering a threat of a lack of clean drinking water. Now is the time to start conserving water and considering processes to alleviate the lack of clean drinking water.
Climate Change, Conflict & Ill Health Linked, Pose 'Grave Threat'
” Climate change poses an immediate and grave threat, driving ill health and increasing the risk of conflict, such that each feeds on the other.” asserts a new report in the British Medical Journal by a group of UK defense, medical and public health officials.
How Far Would You Walk For Clean Water? [Video]
Can you imagine wanting a drink of water or wanting to wash your dishes or clothes, but not having the water to do it? One in six people worldwide lack access to clean water, what if that one was you?
Americans More Self-Centered than Ever
More and more Americans are turning their focus inward and ignoring the plight of that which does not directly concern them, as seen in the most recent statistics released by Gallup from their polling in early March of this year.
World Water Day (60 Good Water Posts)
Today is World Water Day. We’ve written quite a number of water-related posts on Planetsave over the years, and other sites on the Important Media network have as well. For this year’s World Water Day, I’ve decided to share a number of our good water posts altogether, rather than write yet another article on one or two aspects of this important topic.
Justin Bieber Helps Developing Nations with Clean Drinking Water on His Birthday
Justin Bieber recently turned his 17th birthday (March 1) into a fundraiser, by putting a call out to his fans asking for donations to charity: water, an organization that provides clean … [Read full article]
Recycled Drinking Water
Drinking recycled water has never been an environmentally friendly solution that many have looked upon with relish; where the water has been is almost always enough of a detractor for … [Read full article]