Ben Ginder

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Good Question: Where Does Our Drinking Water Come From?

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> – On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator, Gina McCarthy, visited the Twin Cities. She toured the St. …

This Water Bottle Filters All Germs As You Drink

Worry about dirty water when you're traveling, biking or hiking and don't want to fuss with a complicated, heavy filter or pollute the taste of your …

WaterBean

WaterBean is a unique water treatment stick that fits in ANY water bottle. WaterBean helps you preserve the environment by reusing those wasteful …

Is Boxed Water Actually Better?

Boxed Water Is Better is ... water, in a box instead of a bottle. But its main virtue is that Boxed Water is shipped better.<p>Boxed Water Is Better is a great name for a brand. After all, the sell is right there in the title. Since 2009, the Grand Rapids, Michigan-based company has been elbowing its …

Nestlé Steals Your Water, Sells It Back To You - The Fifth Column

<i>Sacramento, CA</i> <b>(TFC)</b> – Nestlé Waters North America has come under some heavy scrutiny, and has outraged citizens protesting at their bottling plant in …

8 bottled water brands found to be ‘unsafe for consumption’

ISLAMABAD: A government laboratory has declared that eight brands of mineral and bottled water – currently available on the open market – are …

Water

More than 24,000 Chemicals Found in Bottled Water

<i>What’s healthier and more vital to our existence than water? Definitely not bottled water. In fact, it’s loaded with so many chemicals it will make</i> …

Backlash against bottled water

The selling of bottle water in the developed world has to be the biggest con job ever pulled on the public. Getting people to shell out an exorbitant …

The cold truth about our thirst for bottled water

Thanks to consumer culture it’s entirely possible to give the Earth a surreptitious kicking on a daily basis. So using face scrubs full of plastic microbeads or disposable wipes just make you look like you’re time efficient and keen to exfoliate (no mention that you’re irreversibly polluting the …

Sustainability

Harvesting fog to provide drinking water to world's driest regions

A fog-harvesting system that is up to five times more efficient than previous systems at turning airborne water into drinking water has been …

Lack of Water Holding Back Asian Growth

Article | 13 April 2015<p>Investment in water infrastructure is critical to the region's socioeconomic development.<p>Asia is the world’s most dynamic …

Nestlé is bottling water from the heart of California’s drought — and the Forest Service is finally going to look into it

Federal officials said they will investigate expired permits the company uses to tap water from a national forest<p>The U.S. Forest Service confirmed Friday that it's going to make looking into the expired permit allowing Nestlé to bottle water in drought-stricken California a "priority."<p>To say this …

Snorkeling

Americans are suddenly drinking more tap water — here's why

Consumption of tap water has been growing since the recession, when people started blending their own beverages to save money, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch research note.<p>At an average cost of $1.22 per gallon, bottled water is at least 300 times more expensive than tap water.<p>But …

Tap Water

Bill Gates Drinking Water Extracted From Human Waste

<i>Second thoughts: it looks like Bill is having them.</i><p>This is a video demonstration of the Janicki OmniProcessor, a giant machine that can turn sewer …

Bill Gates

Water crisis squeezes Sao Paulo state

<b>Itu, Brazil</b> - The state of Sao Paulo is on the cusp of an unprecedented water crisis stemming in part from one of the worst droughts in decades, leaving millions scrambling to find clean water sources.<p>On Friday, the city of Sao Paulo recorded its hottest temperature in more than 71 years, and 70 …

Water

Safe water: Is your plastic container poisoning your water?

Plastic bottles, containers and water storage tanks are commonly available in different forms in the local markets and are used for the storage of …

Pollution
Water