Disability and Water Access: Breaking Down Barriers

By Erin Fee, Staff Writer and Researcher for Save the WaterTM | April 2, 2019 Save the WaterTM celebrated World Water Day 2019 in March by highlighting this year’s theme: “Leaving no one behind.”1 While clean water access is a global mission, many people face unique struggles due to their social and economic standing. Therefore, real solutions […]

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Coal Ash Sites Contaminate Water Supply with Deadly Toxic Metals

Coal-fired power plants create around 140 million ton of fly ash and other combustion wastes every year (2). The wastes created from the power plants contain some of the most toxic metals such as titanium, mantancse, arsenic, mercury, lead and molybdenum (1).

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Finite Resources, an Economist and One Small Nation

Natural resources are essential to human life, many of them being finite. When someone uses a finite resource (forests, fish, clean water), they make that resource less available to others.

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The Dangers of Bisphenol S (BPS), a BPA replacement

With the public outcry against BPA growing, many manufactures have abandoned it in favor of Bisphenol S (BPS), a BPA alternative. In 2006, Appleton, the largest manufacturer of thermal papers in North America switched from BPA to BPS. [3] Research has shown that BPS also interferes with the way cells respond to estrogen nearly mimicking BPA. [2] With BPA leaving our daily life and BPS entering, what can be done?

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Paula Pearce teaches Water Conservation with Saving Walter book

Now is the perfect time for Children to learn about Water Conservation! Paula Pearce, the local author and illustrator of her children’s book, Saving Walter, perfect for grades 3rd and 4th on the subject of water conservation in and around the home, has given two writers workshops to Gravenstein School youth.

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Hazard emphasized – Arsenic – Information by: University of Arizona Superfund Research Program

Contaminated water education:
Hazard emphasized: Arsenic.Arsenic has long been known as a poison. Whether arsenic has an effect on health depends on the route, dose (how much), and duration (how long) of exposure.
The theme of the University of Arizona Superfund Research Program (UA SRP) is “Hazardous Waste Risk and Remediation in the Southwest.” Our goals are to address the health effects of contaminants of concern in the U.S. Southwest (and Mexico border), and to characterize, contain, and re-mediate hazardous waste sites.

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Save the Water™ June 2012 Newsletter New Home Page, New Water Research and Education 101 [ With 1st Annual Internet Fundraising / Sponsorship Campaign Information ]

Save the Water June Newsletter

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Metal In Lehi Well Water Affecting Traverse Mountain Area

The city issued a drinking water alert Thursday after test results showed unsafe levels of the metal thallium in a well that serves the Traverse Mountain area.

Lehi’s water department said the situation did not constitute an emergency, and the city was using a different culinary water source to serve the Traverse Mountain area.

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