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Momentum Grows for the North I-90 Odessa Aquifer Groundwater Replacement Project in Washington State

November 3, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Groups have formed and progress is being made regarding a solution/project to help deep well irrigators/farmers in the declining Odessa Aquifer north of I-90 and east of Moses Lake in Washington State.  The solution is to provide…

Mexico City is the Least Affordable Capital City for Drinking Water, ‘Affordability Index’ Reveals

October 17, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

The results of the 2017 Global Water Tariff Survey’s Affordability Index, published last month by Global Water Intelligence (GWI) and the Global Water…

WaterStep Installs Safe Water Systems in Puerto Rico

October 17, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

Louisville-based WaterStep is currently on the ground to help, arriving October 10th in the town of Vega Alta to provide water purification systems in…

Bluewater Launches Clean Drinking Water Movement to Boost a Sustainable Future for Human and Ocean Health

October 16, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

Bluewater, a world leader in innovative, market-leading technologies delivering contaminant-free drinking water, today announced a strategic push to fast-track wider public access to purified drinking water and disrupt the global average’s industry reliance…

WaterStep Sends Safe Water Systems to Aid Hurricane Survivors in Puerto Rico

October 10, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

Louisville, KY  - In order to combat the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico caused by the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Louisville-based organization WaterStep and the National Puerto Rico Leadership Council Education Fund (NPRLCEF) have joined forces…

New Study: Billions of People Drinking Micro Plastic Particles in Tap Water

September 11, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

Stockholm, Sweden – A wave of new studies in recent months have escalated knowledge about the extent of ocean, lake and river pollution by plastics. Now a new study, said to be the first of its kind, has discovered previously unknown plastic contamination…

New WRI Analysis Reveals Asia’s Poorest People Don’t Know if Their Water is Safe

August 30, 2017 - in Drinking water, Events, Water

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN —Industrial facilities release upwards of 400 million tons of toxic pollutants into the world’s waters each year. For many of Asia’s poorest communities who depend on local waterways for drinking, bathing, farming and fishing,…

Guide Identifies State-by-State Opportunities, Barriers to Assisting Low-Income Water Customers

July 19, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

Washington, DC – To assist low-income households in the U.S. with rising water and wastewater rates, seven leading water associations issued a guide that assesses the feasibility of rate-funded customer assistance programs (CAPs) in each state. Water and…

New Jersey Kangen Water Website Now Live — Garden State Residents Invited to Learn How to Enjoy Cleaner, Better Water Today

July 11, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

BRIDGETON, N.J., July 11, 2017 - With the official launch of New Jersey Kangen Water (http://www.newjerseykangenwater.com/), people in southern New Jersey can discover a superior solution for all their water needs — from drinking to cleaning to watering…

Application Deadline Approaches for Water Well Projects in 15 Georgia Counties; Water Well Trust Seeks Low Income Households to Qualify for Remaining Grant Monies

May 30, 2017 - in Drinking water, Water

WASHINGTON - The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping low income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, announced that it is still seeking eligible households from 15 counties in Georgia to receive new water wells or rehabilitate…