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The Future of Water Filtration

Clean water is essential for life. Unfortunately, there is not enough drinking water to meet the requirements of all the people in the world. The UN has predicted that around 1.2 billion people, or 14% of the world’s population, will experience difficulties sourcing clean water by 2025. Researchers also say two-thirds of the world’s population […]

Our Impact on Drinking Water Resources

This week is National Drinking Water Week, but what does that mean exactly? The short answer is that it is an opportunity for communities around the country to recognize the vital role water plays in our daily lives and to ensure everyone has clean, safe drinking water.  In honor of this event, we thought we […]

Livestock Farms Partially Responsible for Drinking Water Contamination

California officials identify agriculture, including cows, as a major source of nitrate pollution in more than 100,000 square miles of polluted groundwater. Giant livestock farms and the pollution from animal waste and fertilizers that run off into groundwater sources seriously threatens humans through drinking water or well water contamination. And, as residents in rural California […]

Water Conservation Critical in California

Water conservation has become quite the concern in California in recent years. While the public drinking water systems still have plenty of room for improvement, how we utilize and conserve water is more important than ever. We, as consumers, must start conserving water in our homes and in our yards before our reserves get any […]

Groundwater Awareness Week 2013

Many homeowners take their drinking water for granted and are not as aware as they could be of the source of their drinking water. National Groundwater Awareness Week is from March 10-16 and is the perfect time for you to get involved. Groundwater is the main source of drinking water and is essential to the […]

Resolve to Conserve Water in 2013

As you approach the New Year, what will your resolution be? To lose weight? To get in shape? To pay off bills? Why not try something original – and something that will really make a difference beyond your own home and family? We’d like to challenge you to make a commitment to protect our most […]

Take the Challenge for Water Conservation!

Conservation – it is not just for states in the southwest with dry climates anymore. The National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation is a friendly, community-based competition between cities across the nation to see who can be the most “water wise” during April. With support from EPA, Toyota, U.S. Forest Service, NOAA, and a number […]

Water Conservation, everyone gets in on it

Every year we hear more and more about global warming and the effects it is having on our weather, drought conditions, and snow pack buildup in the mountain areas. This year many areas are seeing the La Nina weather pattern which is leaving much less snow behind and making experts concerned about the amount of […]