New Study Reveals Drinking Water Sources & Vulnerabilities for 493 Cities

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The Nature Conservancy
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Study shows water sources of most populated U.S. cities, how the sources are used and their level of protection

The Nature Conservancy released the findings of a study that identifies drinking water sources for 493 cities across the globe. The study, the first of its kind, includes detailed maps and a website showing the water sources of the 27 most-populated U.S. cities, revealing how these sources are being used as well as their levels of protection. This study also addresses a critical gap identified in a 2011 Nature Conservancy poll: 77% of Americans not using well water do not know where their water comes from.

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October 15, 2012
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Culligan Filtration Products Make Consumers Digest Best Buys

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Culligan Intl.
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The PIT-1 water filter pitcher and the US-EZ-1 under-sink drinking water filter system are certified to improve the taste of water

Culligan's PIT-1 water filter pitcher and US-EZ-1 under-sink drinking water filter system have both been named Consumers Digest Best Buys and are featured in the July/August 2012 print and online editions of the magazine. The Best Buy designation in the water filtration systems category is based on the products' features, warranty and the number and efficiency of contaminants that are removed.

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October 2, 2012

HaloSource Announces Commercial Entry Into Brazil Through Partnership With Pentair

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Pentair to market and sell HaloPure Water Pitcher and replacement cartridges throughout Brazil.

HaloSource has entered into a strategic partnership with Pentair to market and sell its HaloPure water pitcher and replacement cartridges throughout Brazil. Over the next three years, Pentair will offer the co-branded point-of-use devices through its retail and wholesale channels in the Brazilian market.

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September 17, 2012

National Policies Essential for Safe Drinking Water in Rural Africa

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CIGI
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Policy brief outlines necessary actions to ensure safe and clean drinking water in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new policy brief recommended how governments, non-state actors and communities in sub-Saharan Africa can contribute to meeting the United Nations’ 2015 Millennium Development Goal on ensuring safe and clean drinking water.

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September 13, 2012
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EPA Awards $1.5 Million for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods

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U.S. EPA
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Funds will help develop water treatment methods to keep contaminants out of drinking water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced almost $1.5 million in funding to three universities to develop sustainable drinking water treatment methods. The research grants are funded through EPA’s Science to Achieve Results program. These grants, which supplement last year’s grants to eight other universities, are intended to provide innovative treatment methods to protect people’s health by keeping harmful contaminants out of drinking water.

Publication Date: 
September 12, 2012

UV Superstore Inc.

UV Superstore Inc. provides high quality, direct-replacement lamps, quartz sleeves and consumables for most major brands of ultraviolet water and air treatment systems. UV Superstore also markets its own brand of ultraviolet water treatment systems for residential and commercial-industrial applications. Our UV lamps and quartz sleeves are manufactured in the United States to premium-quality industry standard specifications to meet exacting UV output requirements. Our UV replacement products and parts are designed for use in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal applications. UV Superstore's vast inventory allows us to offer same-day shipping on most in-stock products.

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Fifty Global Projects Offset 5.2 Million Tons of Carbon Dioxide in Five Years

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Jaguar Land Rover
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Jaguar Land Rover's 50th project in five years, LifeStraw, will help provide safe drinking water in Kenya

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has confirmed support of its 50th global carbon dioxide offset project in five years, the LifeStraw project, which is providing safe drinking water in Kenya.

Over the last five years, working with ClimateCare, Jaguar Land Rover has invested in 50 carbon reduction projects in 17 different countries. Some of the first projects it supported distributed more than 180,000 new, fuel-efficient stoves in Uganda, Ghana and Cambodia, reducing emissions and improving indoor air quality.

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August 29, 2012

Jason Mraz Teams Up With Brita FilterForGood Music Project to Reduce Bottled Water Waste

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Market Watch
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Mraz’s collaboration with Brita supports environmentally responsible touring

Musician Jason Mraz has long avoided single-use plastic water bottles. Now, he is using his North American tour to encourage others to do the same.

Mraz is partnering with Brita and its FilterForGood Music Project to encourage music fans to reduce their bottled water waste during his "Tour is a Four Letter Word" tour. The 37-stop tour started Aug. 9, 2012, and runs through Oct. 7.

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August 17, 2012

Hydraulic Fracturing Poses Substantial Water Pollution Risks, Analysts Say

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Market Watch
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Wastewater from fracking could pollute surface water and drinking water sources

Risk analysts have concluded that the disposal of contaminated wastewater from hydraulic fracturing (fracking) wells producing natural gas in the intensively developed Marcellus Shale region poses a substantial potential risk of river and other water pollution. That conclusion, analysts say, calls for regulators and others to consider additional mandatory steps to reduce the potential of drinking water contamination from salts and naturally occurring radioactive materials, such as uranium, radium and radon from the rapidly expanding fracking industry.

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August 7, 2012

Lawsuit Filed to Clean Up Florida's Caloosahatchee River

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Earthjustice
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Algae outbreaks ruining river, drinking water plant and quality of life, according to Earthjustice

On behalf of Florida Wildlife Federation, Conservancy of Southwest Florida and the Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida, Earthjustice filed suit today in federal court against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers because the agency is allegedly repeatedly violating water protection laws in southwest Florida’s Caloosahatchee River.

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July 24, 2012
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