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Unique Program Aimed at Helping Reduce Water Consumption Sees Good Results

February 10, 2014 / No Comments

A unique program to aid reducing water consumption and use water more efficiently that has been kicked off in Northern California is treading the success terrain in a big way. The program envisaged by the California Water Foundation (CWF ) and the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD ) has had its pilot venture running, and it allows users to ...

More than Half of the World’s Population will be Water Starved by 2050

January 15, 2014 / 1 Comment

If you have been hearing a lot on how water is becoming extinct, you need to know this. We are not running out of water soon. If you look at any map that shows the southern hemisphere centred on the South Pole, you will realize this. But we may not be able to have access to fresh water where it is ...

Ice Box Offers Spring Sourced Water in a Recyclable Box

December 6, 2013 / No Comments

In a bid to provide an eco-conscious and healthy product for families, Ice Box is offering to customers fresh, safe, and eco-friendly water packaged sustainably at the source of a fresh spring. The realization that a family would have health, value, and convenience as the most important factors in mind while shopping for food, has prompted the company to come ...

Water Purification Gets a Sunshine Project

October 30, 2013 / No Comments

Water contamination is no simple issue. Clean water is the right of every being that inhabits this earth. But with contamination levels on the rise, water needs to be treated to be clean. Now researchers at Purdue have come up with a tech-enabled plan to ensure clean water for all. They are doing this by making efforts to harness UV radiation ...

Know How Much Water You Use [Video]

December 19, 2011 / 1 Comment

How do you monitor your outdoor water use, like the water needed for plants? Well, you probably just let your intuition do the work. Now, there is something new to help you with that; a gadget that tells you how much water is being used in real time. Basically, the Water Saver can be attached to the end of a hose ...

Manna from Heavens for Parched Throats

October 3, 2011 / No Comments

At long last, we have found an oasis for those thirsting for safe drinking water in developing countries. A galaxy of researchers at Purdue University has invented a prototype water disinfection system that could provide the world’s 800 million people with safe drinking water. The new technology uses solar UV to disinfect water. The system uses ultraviolet radiation from the sun ...

Syria’s Water Scarcity Park Set to Prove Life Can Be Lived Well with Less Water

December 27, 2010 / No Comments

Water scarcity has turned out to be Syria’s largest problem and this realization seems to have spurred some kind of a noble effort from the government level.

Levi’s Waterless Jeans Cut Down on Water

November 8, 2010 / No Comments

Buying a pair of jeans was getting to be a difficult choice for the committed environmental activist. The fact that the blue color that is the birthright of a typical pair of jeans, could only be achieved by using almost 42 liters of water during textile production, was indeed a bitter pill to swallow.

The truth – tap water is better than bottled water and better for the environment

July 22, 2009 / 1 Comment

Eat This, Not That! took a look at what is found in bottled water. I don't know about the rest of the world, but for Americans and Japanese, what comes out of the tap is just as good if not better for you than what comes in the plastic bottles, and better for the environment, too! No recycling, no plastic, no ...

New York’s Del Posto Restaurant Says NO to Bottled Water

June 18, 2009 / 1 Comment

Del Posto, the famous Italian restaurant in New York, has joined the line-up of several restaurants in the city of San Francisco and the state of New York that are steering clear of bottled water. At the Del Posto, which is backed by such restauranteer celebrities as Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich, diners can share an entree of wild branzino fish ...

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