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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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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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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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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Red Tide: A Calamity for Florida’s Beachgoers

By Rose Delaney, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | November 17, 2018 In recent months, Florida beachgoers have been left disheartened. The sunshine state’s once year-round, glistening shores are now subject to frequent occurrences of red tide. What is Red Tide? Red tide is not a new or radical phenomenon. In fact, […]

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Electroflocculation: A Potential Solution to Floodwater Dangers

By Erin Fee, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | November 5, 2018 With Hurricane Michael fresh in our minds, we must now discuss one of the far-reaching dangers that storms pose: flooding. In particular, we need to answer two questions: Why is the floodwater left in the wake of natural disasters so […]

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Four Things You Can do to Eliminate High Levels of PFAS in Water

By Rose Delaney, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | October 16, 2018 To the delight of clean water enthusiasts, on September 19th, Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania signed an executive order to establish a per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) action team.1 What Are PFAS? PFAS are artificial chemicals that have been used […]

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Water as a Soup of Toxic Chemicals: Recipe for Disaster?

By Frank Ramos, President & Founder, and April Day, Publishing Director for Save The Water™ | October 1, 2018 The Current Regulation of Water Sets Limits Individually for Toxic Chemicals From a chemistry standpoint, the human body is a system that produces small amounts of chemicals intended to generate specific reactions that regulate all bodily […]

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PFAS or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in the National Spotlight

By Erin Fee, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | September 17, 2018 This September, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee and the Senate Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management will hold hearings on per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) substances.1, 2 After the highly publicized contamination of drinking water in Michigan […]

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Phosphate Mining and Public Consultation: This Land is My Land for Mining

By April Day, Director, Publishing for Save The Water™ | April 16, 2018 Introduction Florida has been prospering from phosphate mining for over 100 years.1 In Florida, the industry brings in $85 million annually. Florida produces three-fourths of the phosphate used in the United States. Phosphate is used for fertilizer and animal food ingredients.2 Mining […]

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Research and Engineering Group – 1st Quarter Report-2018

Research and Engineering Group 1st Quarter Report-2018 About Us: The Research and Engineering Group acts as the heart of the mission of Save the Water™ (STW™). The founders set up the non-profit Save the Water™ with a for-profit sister company named WaterPure™ Corporation (WPC). STW™ would perform water research and analysis. At the same time, […]

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