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Do You Know The Source of Your Bottled Water?

Many brands of bottled water use carefully chosen names and visuals to evoke imagery of a babbling brook or crystal-clear spring deep in the untouched mountains of some faraway countryside. Believing that your bottled water came from such a pristine source can influence your experience and convince you that you’re drinking the best water available.…
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See How Salt Brine Discharge Affects Your Local Ecosystems

Once valued for their ability to eliminate the negative effects of hard water, salt-based water softeners are now under fire for negatively impacting the environment. If you’re still relying on one of these outdated devices, learn why an upgrade is in order. Widespread Contamination Although they effectively treat hard water, salt-based softeners also generate gallons…
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By 2016, California Will Run Out of Water

Jay Famiglietti is concerned, and with good cause. The senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory recently announced that California has only one year’s worth of water left in its severely depleted reservoirs and groundwater supplies, with no end in sight to a drought that has already lasted over four years. According to…
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California Drought Worsens in 2015

California entered its fourth year of drought conditions with yet more bad news. 2015 saw the driest January since the state began keeping meteorological records. At the same time, February had the hottest temperatures ever recorded. It’s disheartening news for Californians, many of whom thought they might be getting some much-needed relief when December 2014,…
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