Browsing the "clean water" Tag

Simple Methods May Help Bring Clean Water To Developing Countries

May 7th, 2013 | by gwinston

Inadequate waste disposal methods, contaminated water sources and the lack of awareness about proper hand-washing all contribute to the spread of waterborne disease. The pervasive threats in developing countries are bacteria and organisms that are commonly found in human or animal waste, which can contaminate water supplies when waste disposal areas are too close to drinking water sources. People who have ingested water contaminated with harmful organisms usually experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration – and in extreme cases, or in the very young – death


Guest Post: Fresh Water Through Hydraulic Jump

June 7th, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

The ground is now covered by impervious streets and buildings, which do not allow rainwater to leech into the aquifer below. In some parts of the country the natural aquifers have been irreparably damaged due to over use without replenishment. The use of water is becoming more and more restricted every day. The recycling of water as part of the green movement is gaining popularity in the United States


Blog Action Day 2010 – Water

October 15th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

This is a good day to spread the word that not everybody in the world enjoys water the way we do in the United States. In fact, almost 1 billion people living on this planet go without enough water - water that is potable and can sustain healthy living


Blog Action Day Announced – Clean Water

October 6th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

This October 15, join bloggers across more than 100 countries who are participating in Change.org’s Blog Action Day for clean water. The purpose of this event is to debate, brainstorm and raise global awareness around clean water. Participating bloggers will take this single day to write about this very important and ill-understood issue.



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