The New Rule: Mixing Zones to Mix-up or Mess Up Water Pollution Standards?

By April Day, Publishing Director for Save The Water™ | June 20, 2019 Alaska, among other states, wanted to change its state rules to allow certain industries to release polluted water into natural water bodies. This was back in 2006. The idea, pushed by industry, was to allow certain industries to release water that was more […]

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Pesticide Pollution: 5 Steps to Reduce Your Impact

By Erin Fee, Staff Writer and Researcher for Save The Water™ | June 10, 2019 A 2019 study of waterways in 10 European countries is a reminder of how pesticides pollute our water worldwide. Scientists from Greenpeace Research Laboratories tested waterways in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the United […]

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Coal Ash Swept Under the Rug and Into Florida’s Osceola County

By Rachel Porter, Publishing Project Leader for Save The Water™ | May 31, 2019 More than a half a billion pounds of coal ash have hit the road. The hazardous material will travel from Puerto Rico to Florida over the next year. Its final destination? The JED landfill in Osceola County–and possibly Osceola County’s water […]

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Water and Animal Waste: Dairy Farmers Face a Stinky Proposition

Dairy farms produce so much manure that farmers cannot always control where it goes. Where does it end up? That’s a question with several answers, and they all undeniably stink.

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The Toxic Legacy of Uranium Mining on Navajo Land: The Disproportionate Struggle of Indigenous People and Water

  By Rachel Porter, Publishing Project Leader for Save The Water™ | March 18, 2019 The 1950s in the United States. A time of American baseball and Jackie Robinson. Of Elvis Presley and rock n’ roll. And of atomic energy and uranium mining. Seemingly overnight, the nuclear arms race of the Cold War sparked a […]

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New Clean Water Technology Installed in Rohingya Refugee Camps: The Refugee Crisis as a Water Crisis

By Rachel Porter, Publishing Project Leader for Save The Water™ | February 28, 2019 Thousands of Rohingya refugees now have a reliable supply of safe water thanks to innovative, solar-powered, clean water systems. The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN’s refugee agency, installed the new technology across refugee camps […]

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Five Ways to Check Your Water is Safe: Water in Florida

By April Day, Director for Save The Water™ | Feb. 19, 2018 State Fails at Water in Florida for Residents About two years ago, Florida’s drinking water ranked among the United States’ worst. In fact, in 2015, across the United States, about 77 million people were exposed to unsafe water. To be sure, the violations […]

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Contamination Strikes Again: Brazil Dam Collapse

By Rose Delaney, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | February 9, 2010 Brumadinho Dam Collapsed: Loss of Life and Missing Workers On the 25th of January, a dam collapsed in Brumadinho, located in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. As a result of the burst, the collapse caused a mudslide and the […]

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E. coli Outbreak in 2018 Linked to Waste-Filled Water

By Erin Fee, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | February 3, 2018 In today’s world of supermarkets filled year-round with a diverse array of fruits and vegetables, it is easy to forget where our fresh produce comes from. The two United States E. coli outbreaks of 2018 were a startling reminder. In […]

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Is It Time to Flush the Hog Waste Management System Down the Toilet?

By Rachel Porter, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | January 20, 2018 At the end of the holiday season, few can look back on festive memories and past feasts without picturing the traditional table centerpiece: the holiday ham. However, rarely do we stop to think about the feces and waste produced before […]

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Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene WASH: 6 Ways You Can Help

By Rose Delaney, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | January 11, 2019 What’s WASH? Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene. First of all, in 2015, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly put forth the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6). Overall, SDG 6 calls for both the global accessibility and effective management of […]

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Three Ways Wildfires Can Pollute Our Water: The California Wildfires

By Erin Fee, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | December 23, 2018 After much effort, less than a month ago, firefighters contained the California wildfires. But the aftermath of the fires remains no less than devastating. For example, Southern California’s Woolsey Fire killed at least 3 people.1 On top of that, the […]

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