Category Archives: Water Pollution

Wastewater Reclamation A Public Health Disaster

Prion Pathogen Recycled Through Sewage As the California drought meets the summer heat, Governor Jerry Brown and other elected leaders want more recycled water production. His administration has made $800 million available in loan financing for water agencies to treat … Continue reading

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United Nations Calls For Global Action On Drought

Water Shortages In Some Regions and Floods In Others United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a collective global response to drought and a shift from crisis management to drought preparedness and resilience. He said the price for preparedness … Continue reading

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Water Supplies Contaminated With Metals, Pesticides and Prions

Pathogens, Toxins, Corruption Threaten Your Drinking Water Think twice before drinking or bathing in unfiltered tap water. A new report set to be published next year has found that a striking percentage of the U.S. water supply is contaminated with … Continue reading

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Carolina Wetlands Conserved and Used

Wetlands are to nature what kidneys are to the human body By using these natural kidneys as filters, a South Carolina county is processing wastewater in an energy efficient manner while leaving the wetlands unharmed. In Horry County — South … Continue reading

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