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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‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Star Requests Canadian Help to Provide Global Drinking Water

On November 12, 2014, in Latest, by Erik

Jason Priestly, best known for his role as Brandon Walsh in the ‘90’s American show ‘Beverly Hills, 90210,’ has partnered up with Procter & Gamble and Walmart Canada to combat the worldwide clean drinking water crisis this month. Throughout November, P&G and Walmart Canada’s Clean Water program will donate one day’s worth of drinking water […]

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First Ever Seawater Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant Awarded to Argentina

On November 11, 2014, in Discoveries & Innovation, Government, by Erik

RWL Water will provide drinking water for the entire city of Puerto Deseado, Santa Cruz in Argentina, with the very first SWRO desalination plant. With a $10 million price tag, this plant will provide approximately 18,000 inhabitants access to clean drinking water. For more details on this story, please click here:: Argentina to receive first-of-its-kind […]

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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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How Water Bottle Filling Stations Are the Future

On November 5, 2014, in Commentary, Discoveries & Innovation, by Erik

Elkay has created water bottle refilling stations that will provide clean water in various campuses. This move not only can provide a communal clean water source but can help the environment by eliminating disposable plastic bottles.

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Brita Attacks Soda with City of Sugar Advertisement

On November 5, 2014, in Latest, by Erik

In their latest U.S. television commercial, Brita water filters struck a palpable blow against soft drinks. The ad features a city built out of 221,314 sugar cubes. The cubes represent the amount of sugar a person would intake in a lifetime if he or she drank a single can of soda per day. Time will […]

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The Water Angel Movement is a Great Move for Pubs

On November 4, 2014, in Commentary, Health, by Erik

West Sussex City Council has sent literal angels (well, models dressed like them) to pubs and clubs to hand out free water to young drinkers. Drinking a glass of water between alcoholic beverages helps curb drunken behavior and prevents hangovers, too.

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

Non-profit aid organization 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:: 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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