While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates municipal public drinking water, it does not have the authority to regulate private wells. According to the EPA website, approximately 15 percent of Americans rely on their own private drinking water supplies, and these supplies are not subject to EPA standards.
The Great Lakes are experiencing low water levels. Lakes Huron and Michigan just reached record lows, and Governor Snyder recently called for an emergency action plan to address the problem.
Milwaukee – Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) – ordered to provide ‘green infrastructure’ for storm water
More rooftops in the Milwaukee area will be enlisted to grow grasses, flowers and other plants now that the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District has been given the nation’s first wastewater discharge permit mandating “green infrastructure” to collect and absorb storm water.
Using ultrafast X-rays, scientists for the first time have watched how quickly electrons hop their way through rust nanoparticles. This gives key insight to how iron oxide, one of the most abundant minerals in soil, behaves and alters the condition of soil and water around it.
A pipeline safety review conducted by the Alberta government last summer was done with the oil and gas industry’s interests in mind, according to recent documents released to Greenpeace through Freedom of Information legislation. The documents (PDF) show the review, commissioned after a series of back-to-back pipeline incidents across Alberta raised…
India – Degrees of thirst – the world’s water supply – Global water supply infographic will show you how bad the water crisis is
It’s no secret that there is a water crisis in many developing countries around the world. Many people everyday go without clean safe water. More people have access to a mobile phone than they do to a toilet. While several organizations are working feverishly to come up with a global water solution, it is believed a long term solution will come from the students of today working together towards one goal.
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
Save the Water™ Questions and Answers: Chemical Spills And Ground Water: Do You Know About The Water Below Your Feet? [by the USGS]
How much do you know about the water below your feet?
Save the Water™ Questions and Answers: How Dangerous Is Formaldehyde And Asbestos
Global water education: Save the Water™ Questions and Answers: What are some of the known water pollutants?
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Water education news: Questions and Answers about water pollution – water shortages – water contamination – What are some facts about water? – 100 water facts you may not know.
Facts About water. Over 100 facts. Some you may not know
Drinking water news: Fluoride – Questions and Answers – What are the true facts about fluoride and your health?
“it is apparent that fluorides have the ability to interfere with the functions of the brain.”