Drinking Water

New Device Turns Coca-Cola Into Drinking Water

On November 12, 2014, in Discoveries & Innovation, Drinking Water, by Erik

Innovator Helmut Smits has designed what he calls “The Real Thing,” a device that can turn Coca-Cola into pure drinking water. Smits unveiled the device at Dutch Design Week to point out the sad truth that in many countries it is easier to get a can of Coke rather than a glass of clean drinking […]

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2/3rds of the UK Drink Just a Single Glass of Water Daily

On November 10, 2014, in Drinking Water, Health, by Erik

According to findings by the UK Bottled Water Conference, 59.4% of people in the U.K. drink a single glass of water or less per day. In fact, only 1 in 250 U.K. citizens meet their daily fluid needs. This is a shocking figure since water and hydration as a whole helps prevent various ailments and […]

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Middle East and North Africa Must Combine Water Resources

On November 7, 2014, in Drinking Water, Government, by Erik

As the populace grows, there is increased pressure on nations in the Middle East and North Africa to make sure they have enough water, food, land, and energy provided for their people. By working together in a nexus approach, resources can be used more efficiently along with water and food to be readily available. For […]

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Big Brains and Big Business Can Solve Water Crisis

On November 6, 2014, in Commentary, Drinking Water, by Erik

Companies in the water industry are now putting their money into universities to research and develop new inventions, ideas, and strategies for them. This team-up will not only fund universities and create future profits for water companies, but has potential to improve water treatment worldwide.

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Irish Government to Revise Water Pricing

On November 6, 2014, in Drinking Water, Government, by Erik

After over 150,000 people took part in protests on Saturday, the Irish government has listened and is planning to change the charging system of Ireland’s water utility. While this might seem like a good move, the Right2Water organizers will continue to fight to have water paid by general taxation, not a utility fee. For more […]

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Irish Homes Invest in Additional Water Treatments

On November 3, 2014, in Drinking Water, Government, by Erik

Irish citizens have turned to water ionization machines and reverse osmosis products in order to remove various chemicals and water “hardness” from their tap water. This comes after a wave of health issues Irish citizens have endured that could be linked to poor quality water. There is criticism towards the government for having to pay for […]

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Water.org Invests $2 Million for Safe Water in Kenya

On November 3, 2014, in Drinking Water, by Erik

Non-profit aid organization Water.org plans to invest over $2 million in WaterCredit programs in Kenya and Uganda to increase their access to safe and clean water. WaterCredit helps develop communal and personal water sanitation products in developing nations. For more on this story, click here:: Water.org unveils plan to invest over Sh178 m in Kenya, […]

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Nestle Concerned Over Lack of Western Europe Water Sales

On October 31, 2014, in Drinking Water, by Erik

Food and drink giant Nestle recently reported a steadily flat trend of bottled water sales in Western Europe over the past nine months. The reason behind the lack of sales can be contributed to Nestle being a higher price than other water sources in the area, a recovering economy, a trust in local brands, and […]

Why You Should Drink Hot Water with Lemon Daily

On October 30, 2014, in Commentary, Drinking Water, Health, by Erik

Hot water and lemon seems like a simple, bland beverage that is innocuous. However, it can revitalize you, beef up your immune system, aid in digestion, and have other benefits.

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U.S. Loans Money to Rural Areas to Revamp Water Systems

On October 30, 2014, in Drinking Water, by Erik

The United States Department of Agriculture announced that it will provide $352 million in various loans and grants to rural areas of the country to ensure access to clean water and waste water treatment. Some who have benefited include Buckland, AK which is looking for a safe solid waste site and Edgerton, WI which is […]

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