Water Issues
Nike £3000 'Jesus Shoes' filled with holy water sell out in one minute   
(Friday - October 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: YAHOO! - A design company has created a pair of Nike trainers filled with holy water and adorned with a steel crucifix. They were listed online for $1,425 (£1,142) on Tuesday morning and sold within a minute. The one-of-a-kind...
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Trump EPA proposes overhaul of lead in drinking water rule, critics call plan weak   
(Friday - October 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water
Source: Reuters - Under the rule, community water systems would be required among other things to identify the most impacted areas to find and fix sources of lead when a sample in a home exceeds 15 parts per billion. The EPA said water systems ...
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Record-breaking Great Lakes water levels could be even higher in 2020   
(Friday - October 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Detroit Free Press - It appears 2020 won't bring relief from high Great Lakes water levels — and they could be even higher than this past record-shattering spring and summer. Following a generally rainy September, measurements by the U.S. Army...
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For the first time in decades, EPA is overhauling how communities must test for lead in water   
(Friday - October 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water
Source: Washington Post - The EPA’s revamped rule, which has been in the works since 2010, is meant to provide what the agency calls a “proactive and holistic approach” to more reliably identify elevated lead levels across 68,000 public...
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Wastewater project could create drought-proof drinking water for 500,000 Southern California homes   
(Friday - October 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Los Angeles Daily News - In its effort to establish a new, drought-proof source of water that could serve a half-million Southern California homes, the Metropolitan Water District on Thursday, Oct. 10 unveiled a $17 million pilot plant that will bring ...
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EPA announces changes to curb lead in drinking water   
(Friday - October 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water
Source: UPI.com - Oct. 10 (UPI) --The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced changes to a federal rule aimed at improving transparency and curbing lead levels in drinking water. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler unveiled the new...
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Testing technology: Why Milwaukee is a hub for piloting water tech   
(Friday - October 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: The Business Journals - For years, companies like OptikTechnik have picked Milwaukee as a place to grow their business, in turn, adding to the region's economy and workforce with their need for engineers, scientists and researchers, and making Milwaukee...
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'Upside-Down Rivers' of Warm Water Are Carving Antarctica to Pieces   
(Friday - October 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: Live Science - According to Karen Alley, lead author of the new study, it appears that vast currents of warm, buoyant water are carving "upside-down rivers" into the bottoms of the ice shelves, nibbling away at their already weak edges. "Warm...
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Pure Coconut Water Market Thorough Outlook With Significant Aspects Like Revenue, Key Vendors, Types, And Applications Forecast 2028   
(Friday - October 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: MarketWatch - Oct 11, 2019 (WiredRelease via COMTEX) -- Pure Coconut Water Market report 2019 is dispensed after a thorough study of various key market segments like Market Size, Latest Trends, Market Threats & Key Drivers driving the Pure...
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Stantec selected as lead designer for expansion of Eastern Texas water reclamation facility to help increase resiliency   
(Friday - October 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Water.org
Source: YAHOO! - Enhancements will more than double treatment capabilities for one of nation’s fastest growing cities Stantec has been selected to provide design services for the estimated $90 million expansion of the Barry Rose Water...
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