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 […]
Including women in water decisions results in more clean water for all. Access to enough clean water for personal and domestic use is a basic human right. You would think that caregivers, mainly women, who amplify the effects of water would get access to clean water. They don’t.
By Rose Delaney, Staff Writer & Researcher for Save The Water™ | March 8, 2019 What’s Household Water Treatment and Storage? (HWTS) In a nutshell, “Household Water Treatment and Storage” is an important public health initiative that improves global access to water. Significantly, it improves the quality of water by treating it in the home. […]
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 […]
This year, the theme is “Water and Sustainable Development,”1 highlighting the issue of water scarcity. Water is a resource used every single day, often times irresponsibly or absentmindedly, making this theme highly relevant for today.
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.  Research has shown that BPS also interferes with the way cells respond to estrogen nearly mimicking BPA.  With BPA leaving our daily life and BPS entering, what can be done?
The California drought this year has put many in danger, from the loss of farmers’ products to the drinking water in smaller communities that depend on wells which are often contaminated from pesticide and fertilizer run-off.
Two potentially dangerous chemicals were accidently dumped into West Virginia’s Elk River in January leaving thousands of people without clean drinking water for weeks. Many were hospitalized due to effects and the level of long-term consequences to the exposed population are still being determined.