It seems like almost once a week or more there’s a story in the news about a water main break and the efforts made to get residents clean water. This week’s water-main problem occurred in…
In Hamilton, Ohio, a water main broke. It’s all repaired now, but up until then, according to The Journal-News: The city issued the advisory following a water main break off Symmes Road about midnight on Tuesday, April 1. Advisories are issued as a precaution following a loss of pressure. It warns residents and businesses to use bottled water or boiled water for cooking, drinking or teeth brushing.
Despite many of the inaccuracies perpetuated into the media about bottled water, consumers know better when it comes to the facts about this valued product: people appreciate the convenience, the healthfulness, and good taste of bottled water brands.
The farm town of Alamosa, Colo. has a major problem: salmonella in its tap water supply. According to the Associated Press: More than 300 of Alamosa’s 8,500 people have been sickened since the first victims showed symptoms on March 7. Some 73 cases have been confirmed, with 11 people requiring hospitalization. Half the victims have been under age 11.
Ban bottled water or keep it as a healthy beverage choice? Pam Mulder gets it right in this letter to the editor.
Denver, Colorado – The Denver Post’s Marcia Darnell lives in a community that is experiencing a need for bottled water following a salmonella outbreak in her local tap water system.
The city of Hartford, Conn. will introduce a new pilot program called “Go Green Use Blue.” The program will include using single-stream recycling project, and will work in conjunction with RecycleBank’s incentive program.
On March 22, World Water Day 2008 will call attention to the critical need to protect and sustain water resources. The day “highlights the significance of cooperation and importance of an integrated approach to water resource management of water at both...