Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 18, 2018 12:00 pm
The latest trend that seems to be gathering attention in 2018 is the craze for drinking so-called “raw water.”
When a small, Oregon-based start-up company started selling “pristine mountain spring water” to people in the San Francisco area, they tapped into the fashionable notion that the more “natural” something is, then the better for you it will be.
What is “Raw Water”?
Raw water is, quite simply, water that springs from the earth; or in this particular case, from “an ancient aquifer.” It is completely untreated and unfiltered.
One of several companies selling raw water around the country says that filtering and treating water to remove contaminants “disrupts healthy bacterias” that would otherwise …
Posted by: Rhona Reid On September 16, 2014 5:49 pm
Water in the World Past & Present
You don’t have to be an environmentalist to recognize that pollution is taking its toll on our rivers, lakes and streams around the world, not to even mention, oceans. While efforts to clean up the water have increased over the years and noble as they may be, sadly, these efforts are losing ground.
With an ever-increasing population, budget cuts, and attacks on all fronts from agricultural run offs, industrial waste and the dumping/flushing of pharmaceuticals and more, clean water is fast becoming a distant memory.
Here are but 3 of some of our most polluted waterways in the world with a little background history thrown in.
Tyent Ionized Alkaline Water Purifiers-Doing the Dirty Work
Much has been written lately on the subject of water. Water not only covers most of the Earth, it now covers much of the news.
One would be hard pressed to pick up a newspaper or to watch television without seeing a story involving water in some capacity.
With rain, droughts, floods, pollution, mudslides, chemical spills, bans, and more, water is the trending topic these days. According to the website 247wallst.com, ten cities in California are on the brink of running out of water altogether. The effects this potential disaster will have on commerce in these cities and across the country are immeasurable.