Investing In On-Site Systems: A Regional Approach
October 3, 2017
2PM ET, 1PM CT, Noon MT, 11AM PT
A Blue Investing: Protecting Water At The Source free public education series event.
With the support of many partners, Craft3 offers an innovative septic replacement program that helps transform lives in Washington and Oregon.
Hear from the Craft3 team, as well as representatives from Washington State Department of Ecology and Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department on the unique partnership that has led to more than $1 million in septic-system lending in Western Washington every quarter.
September 27, 1962: Publication of Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. By 1970 DDT is banned. Silent Spring is often seen as a turning point in environmental history because it opened a much stronger national dialogue about the relationship between people and nature. Check out these links to recent stories on the impact that Rachel Carson […]
via September 27, 1962: Silent Spring; 1973: Radioactive Leak — This Day in Water History
Water. Turn on the faucet and it’s always there. Without it we perish. But how safe is our tap water? In this special report narrated by Joe Morton, NOVA investigates what happened in Flint, Michigan, when local officials changed the city’s water source to save money, but overlooked a critical treatment process. As the water pipes corroded, lead leached into the system, exposing the community—including thousands of children—to dangerous levels of poison. NOVA uncovers the science behind this manmade disaster— from the intricacies of water chemistry to the biology of lead poisoning to the misuse of science itself. NOVA follows ordinary citizens and independent scientists who exposed the danger lurking in Flint’s water and confronted those who turned a blind eye. And discover the disturbing truth that reaches far beyond Flint—water systems across the country are similarly vulnerable. How can we protect ourselves from poisoned water?
April 22, 1970: The first nationwide Earth Day celebration is organized by Sen. Gaylord Nelson and Dennis Hayes. It creates a national political presence for environmental concerns. Millions of Americans demonstrate for air and water cleanup and preservation of nature. April 22, 2017: March for Science. “The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly […]
via April 22, 1970: First Earth Day; 2017: March for Science; 1915: First Use of Chlorine as a Terror Weapon — This Day in Water History