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.
How firms are being socially responsible by conserving water.
For the urban population, the prospects for healthy water are not simple. Urban dwellers are bombarded by the waste of all cohabitants, the industries and medical wastes of all. Each human consumes a certain amount of resources and produces waste proportional to consumption.