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Berkey Water Filter Review

Water is a precious resource. Just thinking about how often I drink it, bathe in it, wash with it — even play in it — I realize that water is an integral part of our daily life. But do we think about where it came from, how it got here, or whether …

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How to Keep Your Drinking Water Safe

You should be drinking approximately 2-3 liters of water every day, but have you ever stopped to consider what is actually coming out of your tap? All water is collected in massive reservoirs and then put through a treatment process. The result is clean water. By clean, the water treatment center means the water …

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Minding What You Drink: What Are the 4 Types of Drinking Water Contaminants?

New construction and old require site-remediation to remove the polluted and contaminated soils, sediments, and groundwater to protect people and the environment. Federal, state, and local authorities mandate and monitor the need and response. The level of remediation depends on known and unknown conditions and on the people and systems …

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5 Easy Ways to Teach Kids to Save Water

By Uma Campbella:  Most of us in this country are privileged to have lived our lives accessing fresh water simply by turning on a faucet. However, because society as a whole hasn’t been particularly conscious of our natural water sources, we do indeed have a depleting supply. We need to …

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Zero Waste–DIY Infused Water

By Fredrica Syren: My family always has a bottle of water with each meal. It’s plain and simple regular filtered water from our kitchen. But, to give it that little extra something, I like to make infused water. It not only looks good, but it also tastes great — and …

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Seven Months and Lots of Changes—What’s Happening at the EPA?

By Fredrica Syren: It’s been a little over seven months since Scott Pruitt became the leader of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and under his leadership the EPA  has seen lots of changes. Scott Pruitt spent six years as the Oklahoma’s attorney general, suing the very same agency he now …

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Think Twice Before Drinking Bottled Water

By Molly Connell: The bottled water industry is a profitable business for the companies involved. In the United States, 11.7 billion gallons of bottled water are drunk annually — enough to fill the Empire State Building 42 times. This consumption makes bottled water a $170 billion business, which theoretically should …

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DIY Vitamin Water

By Emma Grace: Generally speaking, we could all do with drinking more water. Drinking water promotes healthy, youthful skin, balanced bodily fluids, smoother digestion; and it can even promote weight loss. However, what do we do if we want something more interesting to drink? If you want to jazz up …

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Water—What Would We Do Without It?

By Fredrica Syren: “Without water, life would not exist.”- Water.org Since I live in sunny San Diego and have a homestead where I grow food for my family, whenever it rains I do a little happy dance. Water means life; only with water can things grow, live and survive. We …

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How to Conserve Water in the Bathroom

By Diana Smith:  Did you know that only 2% of water on Earth is in fact fresh water? Therefore, it’s vital that we start thinking about the ways in which we can conserve it. Just think of every time you’ve waited for the hot water to start running before you …

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