Hyderabad’s Water Problems to Get Worse as Summer Creeps Closer

Article courtesy of Sunil Mungarai | February 11th, 2017 | Times of India | Shared as educational material. In Hyderabad, India, water problems are expected to get worse by summer. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) planned to lay pipelines to construct service reservoirs and to construct distribution networks, but these plans have been delayed. These […]

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Perfluorinated Compounds Persist at Whidbey Island Water

Article courtesy of the Dyer Oxley | December 15th, 2016 | MyNorthwest.com Writer | Shared as educational material. Recently, in Whidbey Island, Washington, the Navy found toxic levels of a firefighting chemical named Perfluorinated Compounds (PFAS) in water used for drinking. After 2002, PFAS are no longer used to make Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF), […]

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Doylestown Township Affected by PFOA Contamination of Well Water

Article courtesy of Kyle Bagenstose | December 6th, 2016 | The Intelligencer | Shared as educational material. Investigations concerning water contamination are being conducted after it was found that a few private wells in Buckingham, Doylestown Township and Plumstead that have PFOA and PFOS above the safe level suggested by the EPA. Homes that are […]

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This Solution May be Able to Create More Clean Water

Article courtesy of Jennifer Huber | December 6th, 2016 | Scope Blog: Stanford University | Shared as educational material. The recent crises in Flint, Michigan and Newark, New Jersey demonstrate that water supply contamination is a problem in the United States, not just in developing nations. It’s tough to remediate water supplies because of the […]

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Water Infrastructure May Take a Turn for the Worse in the Future

Article courtesy of Celine Naughton | November 27th, 2016 | New Irish News | Shared as educational material. So far this year, 86,000 people throughout Ireland have had to boil their water to make it safe to use or drink. While most of Ireland’s 962 drinking water supplies comply with regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency […]

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Thyroid Problems and Cancer Risk from Contaminated Drinking Water in Ohio River Valley

Article Courtesy of Staff of WFPL | August 9th, 2016 | WFPL | Published as Educational Material A study done by The Harvard Chan School of Public Health found that over six million Americans are dependent on drinking water supplies that are chemically contaminated, the main contaminant being PFOA. Thirteen states around the Ohio River […]

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Nanobots Present a New Way to Fight Water Pollution, Removing up to 95% of Lead in Water

Article courtesy of David Nield | April 12th, 2016 | Science Alert | Shared as educational material New graphene based nanobotes may be an effective solution for marine pollution which is getting worse over the last few decades. Contaminants such as plastics and heavy metals present an obstacle to both marine life and the humans […]

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Energy East Pipeline Opposed by Canadian Residents

Article courtesy of Charles Mandel | April 6th, 2016 | National Observer | Shared as educational material Many residents in the northern Ontario community of Kenora are worried about the potential of an oil spill from the from the recently proposed Energy East pipeline. The proposal to build the pipeline has been met with reports […]

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Microbots and Their Gift to Our Society

Article courtesy of Sara Jerome | May 19th, 2016 | Water Online | Shared as educational material Recently, researchers from three nations–Germany, Singapore, and Spain created “microbots” that have the capability to remove heavy metals and other contaminants of the sort from polluted water. The microbots, as experiments have suggested, are extremely efficient in what […]

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Rio Olympics Water Conditions Grow Worse by the Day

Article courtesy of Warner Todd Huston | May 21st, 2016 | Breitbart | Shared as educational material The Rio Olympics athletes will have to compete in terribly polluted water which seems unlikely that the conditions will get any better. Are biologist Mario Moscatelli believes that the lagoons and rivers in the Rio area are unfit […]

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Passaic Valley Water Commission and Newark Schools Have Water with Lead

More than 3,000 children tested positive for lead poisoning in New Jersey last year, and 11 communities – including Newark and neighboring East Orange and Irvington – have a higher proportion of young children with dangerous lead levels than Flint.

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Letters Feb. 14: Water Crisis

Governor Rick Scott is happily spending the money elsewhere that 75 percent of Floridians voted to make a constitutional amendment to help clean up the pollution from the sugar industry that now flows directly into the Caloosahatchee River.

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