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Cancer-causing chemical found in drinking water of 31 U.S. cities

Cancer-causing chemical found in drinking water of 31 U.S. cities

By Eartheasy, Posted December 21st, 2010

“I was expecting to find hexavalent chromium in some of the cities we checked, but I didn’t expect it to be so widespread,” said Rebecca Sutton, lead author of the study.

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Cheap ‘teabag’ water filter could save millions

Cheap ‘teabag’ water filter could save millions

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 18th, 2010

The simple technology allows for the teabag to be placed in a canister designed to fit the neck of most bottles, and after filtering one liter of contaminated water the teabag is discarded.

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Simple Technology Restores Dried up Rivers, Watersheds

Simple Technology Restores Dried up Rivers, Watersheds

By Adam Davidson-Harden and Jay Walljasper, On the Commons.org, Posted July 5th, 2010

Drawing on indigenous Indian knowledge of geology, hydrology and ecology, Rajendra Singh helped to save a watershed.

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Water Storage Tips

Water Storage Tips

By Eartheasy, Posted January 18th, 2010

In most emergency situations, fresh drinking water is the most important item you can store…

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BottleMania – How water went on sale and why we bought it

BottleMania – How water went on sale and why we bought it

By Elizabeth Royte, Posted January 28th, 2009

Elizabeth Royte’s new book explains why bottled water is one of the greatest marketing coups of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Saving water in the bathroom

Saving water in the bathroom

By wasauna.com, Posted January 28th, 2009

Bathroom showers, toilets, and sinks account for approximately 75% of the water used in our homes.

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Drought Survival for Lawns

Drought Survival for Lawns

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 28th, 2009

Drought is becoming more common in many parts of North America, and lawns need to be naturally vigorous and well maintained to withstand the stress caused by reduced watering.

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