Category Archives: Water

What to do about our unquenchable thirst for water | MLive.com

What to do about our unquenchable thirst for water | MLive.com.

Robert Glennon, author of Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What To Do About It, is the Morris K. Udall Professor of Law and Public Policy in the Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. Glennon visited MSU for a distinguished lecture series on water.

Common Cup Countdown | safedrinkingwaterdotcom

Common Cup Countdown | safedrinkingwaterdotcom.

Common Cup Countdown

 

 

Samuel J. Crumbine

 

October 24, 2012:  Common Cup Countdown-6 days to the 100th anniversary of 1st U.S. drinking water regulation–excerpt from Kansas history.

“Homes. schools, trains, and public buildings all provided common drinking cups as had been the tradition for centuries in Europe and America. This custom especially aroused Dr. Crumbine’s ire [Samuel J. Crumbine was a public health advocate and member of the Kansas State Board of Health].

Clean Water America Alliance Announces Name Change, New Network | The Solutions Source of the Water & Wastewater Industry

Clean Water America Alliance Announces Name Change, New Network | The Solutions Source of the Water & Wastewater Industry. September 11, 2012

Source: U.S. Water Alliance

The Clean Water America Alliance has changed its name to the U.S. Water Alliance

The Clean Water America Alliance announced a name change to the U.S. Water Alliance, and the formation of a One Water Management network, both reflecting the organization’s core mission.

“We’re changing our name but not our game,” explains Alliance President Ben Grumbles. “The Alliance’s mission—uniting people and policy for ‘one water’ sustainability—remains the same. Our new name is easier to remember and more closely aligned with the integrated ‘one water’ vision we’re working towards in watersheds and communities across the U.S. “

Water Usage Calculator, Water Conservation and Efficiency | Home Water Works

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via Water Usage Calculator, Water Conservation and Efficiency | Home Water Works.

I left the lights on, so the faucet must be dripping! « Water-Wise

I left the lights on, so the faucet must be dripping! « Water-Wise.

If you draw a bath or water the yard, that’s the same as running the A/C. If the toilet continues to run due to a worn flapper, that’s the same as leaving all the lights and TVs on in the house. We need to pay closer attention to these analogies.

How £11bn pledged for water sanitation aid never arrived – World Politics – World – The Independent

How £11bn pledged for water sanitation aid never arrivedTens of millions denied access to clean water as cash for projects is not paid out

via How £11bn pledged for water sanitation aid never arrived – World Politics – World – The Independent.