“Study Finds Microplastics in More than 90 Percent of Tested Water Bottles”

“A new study of 259 water bottles has found tiny pieces of plastic in more than 90 percent of them, prompting a review by the World Health Organization (WHO). As Graham Readfearn reports for the Guardian, the study was conducted… Read More

“The food that goes bad in your fridge amounts to trillions of gallons of wasted water”

“Before you know it, the perishables are going bad at the back of the fridge. They’ll wind up in the trash, like so many other well-intentioned meals that never came to be. Your efforts to eat better have… Read More

“Philadelphia Turns Massive Stormwater Runoff Problem Into Economic Boost”

“Philadelphia has long struggled with stormwater that sends massive amounts of polluted runoff into nearby rivers. Rather than spending nearly $10 billion it didn’t have on a new 30-mile-long tunnel, the city is investing a fraction of that… Read More

“Melting Swiss glaciers get unusual protection as weather warms: white blankets”

Earth is getting warmer, and glaciers around the world are retreating and shrinking. As previously reported, humans appear to have caused 69 percent of glacial melting between 1991 and 2010 — and warming has only accelerated since then…. Read More

“A “New Ocean” Is Emerging at the Top of the World”

“As the planet warms, the Arctic is warming more than twice as fast. As ice cover is disappearing, average summer sea ice has declined by more than a third since 1979. That’s roughly equal to the entire area… Read More

“Author: Changing What You Eat Saves More Water Than Shorter Showers”

“How do you conserve water? Do you limit outside watering? Install water-saving appliances? Take shorter showers? All good strategies, but one thing you may not have thought about is changing your eating habits to conserve water.” http://www.kpbs.org/news/2018/mar/08/author-changing-what-you-eat-conserves-more-water-/

“The 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water – like Cape Town”

“Cape Town is in the unenviable situation of being the first major city in the modern era to face the threat of running out of drinking water. However, the plight of the drought-hit South African city is just… Read More

“The 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water – like Cape Town”

“Cape Town is in the unenviable situation of being the first major city in the modern era to face the threat of running out of drinking water. However, the plight of the drought-hit South African city is just… Read More

“San Francisco’s Tallest Building Makes Big Water Recycling Statement”

“Of particular interest to me, Salesforce Tower will also house the largest water recycling system in a commercial high-rise building in the United States. A black-water system will recycle all of the water used in the building to… Read More

“Battery Storage Begins to Find a Home at Some Water Utilities”

“Irvine Ranch Water District is installing Tesla battery systems at 11 of its facilities, saving money on its power bill and helping to balance demand on the regional energy grid. General Manager Paul Cook explains the strategy.” https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/community/2018/02/01/battery-storage-begins-to-find-a-home-at-some-water-utilities