Water, Water, Everywhere But Less Than 3% to Drink

On December 11, 2015, in Drinking Water, by Erik

When we look at photos from space, the earth looks rich and blue. Many can clearly see that the earth is mostly water on the surface. What many don’t seem to realize that while the earth is very blue, it’s not a life-giving blue. While it appears that the earth is drenched, 97.25% of earth’s […]

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What Scientists Are Doing to Monitor Groundwater Near Fracking Sites

On December 9, 2015, in Discoveries & Innovation, by Erik

The Groundwater Research of Ohio has taken the mantle into studying the groundwater and nearby drinking water sources of fracking sites not only in their state but throughout the country. Their findings and research over time can influence and inform the scientific communities in the U.K. and beyond. For more on what the GRO is […]

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Record Water Quality in England

On November 19, 2014, in Latest, by Erik

According to 2014 test results, 99.5% of England’s coastal bathing waters and 100% of inland waters passed mandatory standards this year. Bathing water quality is affected by sewage overflows, livestock manure, and wildlife, but low rainfall and sunny weather along with improvements by water companies have helped achieve positive water quality results. Stricter measures in […]

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The Ideal Water Quality Meter

On November 19, 2014, in Discoveries & Innovation, by Erik

If you need a rugged and waterproof meter for testing streams, rivers, and lakes, look no further than the Hanna Instruments HI 9829. It’s perfect for environmental field readings. The HI 9829 can sense pH, temperature, ammonium, choloride, and a host of other things, and is helpful for anyone who wants to know more about […]

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A Revolution in Water Purification

On November 14, 2014, in Commentary, Drinking Water, by Erik

A new breakthrough in technology could bring clean water to areas that desperately need it. Find out how you can help!

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