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Wingate man’s water worm fears lead to row over supply

On April 24, 2018, in News, by Erik

For five weeks now, Mr. Geoffrey Harris has been unable to use the tap water at his home. After hearing someone call into a radio show about worms possibly being in the drinking water, Mr. Harris contacted his water provider to have his water tested. While there were no worms detected, the bacteria levels were […]

 

Why does some tap water taste weird?

On April 23, 2018, in News, by Erik

Water is one of those things we need daily. The odd thing about taste is that it is strongly tied to smell, so often those “flavors” are not really in the water but how you smell it. Obviously some water qualities will be worse than others. Fresh aquifers will have a different water than treated […]

 

Water sector must turn tide, says watchdog

On April 23, 2018, in News, by Erik

In the past, the United Kingdom water industry has gained a negative public reputation for shady corporate business practices. However, the water regulation organizations in the country are attempting to force the industry to clean up its act. This will include changing water licenses, making companies share finances with customers, and forcing companies be transparent […]

 

Ofwat sets out agenda of reforms for water sector after failures in cold snap

On April 22, 2018, in News, by Erik

A steady and safe water supply is the basis of everyday life. During the recent storm being without water for a short time is expected, but having the pipes thaw and break makes the time longer. The damage that can be caused to a home and property by these breakages can be catastrophic. The money […]

 

Water-Filtration Unit Market Size and Trends Study Released by Top Publisher at MarketStudyReport.com

On April 22, 2018, in News, by Erik

A water filtration unit takes impurities and chemicals out of water. A water pitcher with a small filter is also considered to be a water filtration unit that you can keep in the refrigerator. Each of these units purifies water in a different way. The Water-Filtration Unit Market is expected to expand at 7.72% CAGR […]

 

Long lines for the last cases of free bottled water in Flint

On April 21, 2018, in News, by Erik

It has been several years since the water crisis began in the community of Flint Michigan. It was discovered that an unsafe amount of lead was in the pipes which affected many residents and their children within the city of Flint. To help with the crisis, repairs were made to the pipes and residents began […]

 

Climate change impacting health: experts

On April 21, 2018, in News, by Erik

There is an urgent need to reduce the impact arising out of climate change that will have an effect on the health of many Australians. Extreme heat caused by global warming will have the most dangerous impact on health and there is an urgent need to mitigate the levels of carbon dioxide.Dr Elizabeth Hanna from […]

 

Total UK homeowner purchases reach highest level in over 10 years

On April 20, 2018, in News, by Erik

In the United Kingdom, home ownership is up. It’s the highest February on record since 2007. The data comes from watching mortgage trends. It has found that there were twenty-five thousand new mortgages which has accounted for the upward trend. The article goes on to say that there have been a high number–over thirty five […]

 

GOP fights Dayton effort to restrict some fertilizer use

On April 20, 2018, in News, by Erik

The use of fertilizer in the city of Dayton is being fought by the GOP. People think that the fertilizer is not good for the land and is actually unhealthy for the surrounding citizens nearby. Dayton wants to use it to grow the crops on the nearby farmland. The GOP sees the use case of […]

 

Most people still do not care about buying plastic bottles, say campaigners

On April 19, 2018, in News, by Erik

Studies are showing that the british public is not as affected as one may think when it comes to using plastic bottles. Only about thirty three percent of the population regularly use reusable water bottles. Despite the visuals of the impact that pollution is having on the earth less than half of the british population […]