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India heat wave tests water supply as deaths near 2,000

Dizzying temperatures have caused water shortages in thousands of Indian villages and killed hundreds more people over the past day, driving the death toll from a weeks-long heat wave to at least 1,826, officials have said.<p>Hospitals were urged to give emergency treatment to people suffering from …

Aquascape Foundation 2015 Promo

Publishing

In world’s poorest slums, landfills and polluted rivers become a child’s playground

Worldwide, more than 340,000 children under age 5 died from diarrheal diseases in 2013 due to a lack of safe water, sanitation and basic hygiene. …

Commodities: Water should be traded on financial markets to avoid global crisis

Markets can play an important role in providing future water security<p>Britain, as the rest of the world, is facing a water crisis, leading some experts to predict that by the end of the decade H2O will be traded on financial markets like other finite commodities such as crude oil, or iron …

Teens Create A Way To Use Urine As Fuel

Here’s some news from Africa that will be of interest to all of the people waiting in line for gas to use in their generators after Hurricane Sandy.<p>Four teenage girls figured out a way to use a liter of urine as fuel to get six hours of electricity from their generator. Fourteen-year-olds Duro-Aina …

« The Mike Nowak Show Podcasts

2018-04-27<p>Emily Murphy on her book Grow What You Love, Chicago Aldermen Michele Smith and Scott Waguespack want to create a 24-acre park in the North …

Water in America: Is It Safe to Drink?

The West Virginia chemical spill brings attention to a broader national problem.<p>A chemical spill that left 300,000 residents of Charleston, West Virginia, without tap water last month is raising new concerns about the ability of the United States to maintain its high quality of drinking water.<p>While …

This edible water blob could replace plastic bottles

Ooho! is a spherical membrane for carrying water, which can be eaten when it's finished with.<p>8 Apr 2014<p>Plastic water bottles have long been …

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2014 Aquascape Foundation Trip to Ghana, West Africa

Africa

Aquascape Foundation: The Gift of Water

What good can one company do in helping Third World countries to obtain safe, clean drinking water? A lot, it turns out, as Karla Nagy learns how a …

Trade News Archives

BioSafe Systems is pleased to welcome Mike Mallon as Technical Sales Manager to the Retail Division. Mike will be working directly with distributors, …

International Needs Blog

FOLLOW US:<p><b>Vote for Us!</b><p>International Needs has been invited to “compete” for the opportunity to be a recipient of funds raised for local charities in …

Water Situation in Ghana

Ghana

Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers

“I heard and I forgot, I saw and I remembered, I touched and I understood.”

I had a chance to see a very different perspective last week while working in Kanuwloe, Ghana West Africa. I met women who I could not imagine …

Emails from Ghana 2009 bring us to 2014

This is so exciting to me! In 2009, the Aquascape Foundation did its first project. Our only communication home was a daily email that I typed up …

If it was easy……..everyone would be doing it!!

Completing a construction project of this size is a massive undertaking. A 30,000 square foot rainwater harvesting project can be difficult in your …

In the World: How rainwater can meet clean-water needs

At a remote village called Bisate in the desperately poor nation of Rwanda, a clinic faced chronic shortages of water during the nation’s …

The Aquascape Foundation - 2014 Trip to Ghana

Africa

Excerpt: 'The Big Thirst'

The typical American uses 99 gallons of water a day for activities like washing clothes, bathing, toilet-flushing and cooking. But that amount doesn't even come close to the amount of water used on a daily basis by electrical power plants.<p>Each day, coal, nuclear and natural gas plants use about …

Atlantis Water Gardens - Aquascape Foundation Trip to Ghana, Africa Part 7

Africa

Rainwater Harvesting, RainXchange System , Water Conservation, I.N. Network, Aquascape Foundation, Ghana 2009 St. Charles, IL.,

In 2007, Aquascape of St. Charles, IL had a chance encounter with a man whose organization, H204ALL, was passionate about bringing clean water to …

Rainwater Harvesting, RainXchange system, INNetwork, Aquascape Foundation, Colombia South America 2010, St. Charles, IL

Tucked into the hills in Barranquilla Colombia South America is a dilapidated school called “The Rose of Sharon”. The name comes from a biblical …

RainXchange rainwater harvesting project, Dominican Republic

Our fourth project is different from the others. This time we are not directly serving the people, but rather leaving a gift for our friends at …

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