Browsing the "clean drinking water" Tag

Flint Water Crisis: 2 Petitions

February 2nd, 2016 | by Becky Striepe

The Flint Water Crisis is far from over. It's going to take time, money, and dedication to undo the damage done to this Michigan town. The people of Flint need all of us to stand up for their rights


Rain Tunnel Technology Creates Clean Water from Thin Air

August 13th, 2015 | by Dawn Killough

New technology from Bangalore promises clean drinking water by drawing moisture from the air. Rain Tunnel Technology, invented by Dr Rajah Vijay Kumar, Chief Scientific Officer at the De Scalene Research Organization, will soon be available for both commercial and household use


Clean Drinking Water Project Challenges You to Put Down the Smartphone

March 20th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

We live in an age of screens. At work, many of us stare at a computer screen all day, then head home to watch television. In between, our eyes are glued to our smartphones as we check email, play Words with Friends (guilty!), and text our besties. All of that screen time can't be healthy, and Giorgio Armani is challenging us to step away from our smartphones for just 10 minutes. In exchange, he will give a child in need a day's worth of clean water.


London Olympics Take Back the Tap

August 1st, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Coca Cola is a major sponsor in this year's summer Olympics in London, but soft drinks and wasteful bottled water aren't the only options for thirsty attendees and athletes.


For Many, Water is about More Than Thirst

July 9th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

We've talked here before about the water crisis and how we take our supply of clean, safe drinking water for granted. This video from Charity: Water really hammers the point home


World Water Day 2011

March 22nd, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

We've talked about water around here before, but I don't think it ever hurts to take a look at our water system again. If you're reading this site, chances are that you're fortunate enough to have ready access to clean, safe drinking water. Many folks aren't so lucky. With the recent news about cuts to water infrastructure here in the U.S. as part of the 2012 federal budget, World Water Day couldn't have come at a better time



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