About the Save the WaterTM Mission

By April Day, Director of Publishing  for Save The Water™ | August 2, 2019 The mission of Save the WaterTM is simple. Our mission is to conduct research to identify and remove harmful chemicals from water; to improve water quality and human health; and to apply this research toward the education of present and future […]

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Singapore’s Solution to Water Scarcity: NEWater

As the global demand for clean water continues to rise, so too does the interest in alternatives to conventional water conservation and purification. One method, NEWater, has already been put in place in Singapore for the past 17 years. Singapore lacks natural fresh water resources due to its land scarcity. To fight the problem of […]

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It’s Time to Change How We Think About Gray Water

By Stephen Venneman, Staff Writer and Researcher for Save The WaterTM | June 20, 2019   Introduction With increasing populations comes increasing demand for fresh, potable water. Much of that water comes from underground aquifers and is typically tapped by wells. The wells reach the water, but they also strain the natural resources around them. […]

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Buried Treasure: Scientists Discover 739 Trillion Gallon Freshwater Aquifer Under the Ocean

By Erin Fee, Staff Writer and Researcher for Save The Water™ | July 20, 2019 There’s something incredible buried beneath the northeast coast of the United States. Marine geologists have discovered 739 trillion gallons of fresh water 600 feet under the ocean floor.1 This vast reservoir stretches across the coastlines of Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, […]

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New Potential Cancer Link to Nitrate in Water Demands a Closer Look

By Anam Chohan, Researcher and Writer for Save The Water™ | July 10, 2019 New Findings  A ‘first of its kind’ study published in June 2019 by the U.S. based non-profit, Environmental Working Group, has analyzed nitrate exposure from drinking water across the United States between 2010 and 2017.1 The study, which was published in […]

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The New Rule: Mixing Zones to Mix-up or Mess Up Water Pollution Standards?

By April Day, Publishing Director for Save The Water™ | June 20, 2019 Alaska, among other states, wanted to change its state rules to allow certain industries to release polluted water into natural water bodies. This was back in 2006. The idea, pushed by industry, was to allow certain industries to release water that was more […]

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Pesticide Pollution: 5 Steps to Reduce Your Impact

By Erin Fee, Staff Writer and Researcher for Save The Water™ | June 10, 2019 A 2019 study of waterways in 10 European countries is a reminder of how pesticides pollute our water worldwide. Scientists from Greenpeace Research Laboratories tested waterways in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the United […]

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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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What Phosphate Mining Spills Do to Drinking Water

By Stephen Venneman, Staff Writer for Save The Water™  May 21, 2019 Although phosphate mining’s industry leaks from massive, radioactive waste threaten to pollute the Floridian Aquifer, the aquifer is one of the most productive in the world. In fact, the Floridian Aquifer provides drinking water throughout Florida as well as parts of Alabama, Georgia, […]

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Hold the Salt: The Future of Desalination Technology

By Erin Fee, Staff Writer and Researcher for Save The Water™ | May 11, 2019 Desalination, the process that turns salt water into drinkable fresh water, is held back by the expense and inefficiency of its methods. But recent discoveries have brought scientists closer to unlocking its full potential. Where is the Water? Of the […]

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