Sulfolane-contaminated Drinking Water still Plagues Edson, 6 Months Later

Sulfolane is an industrial chemical used in gas processing. There are limited studies about its impact on human health, but Health Canada says only minuscule levels are safe in drinking water.

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Education – Protecting global water sources

A report released this week finds that more countries are turning to environmental services programs to protect sensitive water sources.

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Water crisis India: Surangas – the disappearing lifeline of the farmers of Kasargod – Kerala.

In this article, Aarti Kelkar-Khambete narrates her experience of her visit to Kasargod, Kerala to meet Sree Padreji and to see the fast disappearing Surangas.

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Wells for India – Part five of five stories by co-founder Professor Mary Gray – Development as the road to peace

Next time somebody in the UK asks you why ‘we’ should be ‘giving aid’ to India, consider inviting them to explain exactly how they think India’s burgeoning wealth, currently concentrated in the hands of very few people, will come to affect the lives of the poorest people – and how long it will take.

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India – Wells for India – Third of five stories by co-founder Professor Mary Grey– Pabupura – a story of hope

India – Wells for India – Third of five stories by co-founder Professor Mary Grey– Pabupura – a story of hope.

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India – Wells for India: Second of five stories by co-founder Professor Mary Grey – “Woman at the well”

Wells for India is UK registered charity and Company Limited by Guarantee. We have been working on water-related projects in Rajasthan in north-west India since 1987.

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Drinking water problem – the case against water fluoridation

Here at MU, our water is fluoridated. Alarming as it should be, this fact is unsurprising when we consider that in the U.S., nearly 75 percent of Americans have access to fluoridated water supplies.

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Water crisis: India – Quenching the thirst of a growing nation.

A growing economy such as India is well focused on its industrialization strategy, but have we laid down a plan to address the increasing demand for water supply?

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Is fracking behind contamination in Wyoming groundwater?

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sparked a firestorm in December last year when it released a draft report suggesting that the use of hydraulic fracturing — or ‘fracking’ — to extract natural gas had contaminated groundwater near Pavillion, Wyoming.

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Global water crisis infographic by Seametrics

Infographic by Seametrics, a manufacturer of water flow meter technology that measures and conserves water.

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Fluoridation in Drinking Water Linked to Increased Risk of Many Cancers

A study in Journal of Epidemiology suggests that drinking fluoridated top water or water with added fluoride chemicals can increase a number of cancers including bone cancer and “cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx, colon and rectum, hepato-biliary and urinary organs.”

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Over 150 Organizations to Call for Ban on Hydraulic Fracturing through the Global Frackdown

The global grassroots movement to protect public health and the environment from the risks associated with hydraulic fracturing (fracking) will intensify this weekend as concerned citizens around the world come together for the Global Frackdown.

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