Captains For Clean Water

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This is the short-form documentary by Captains For Clean Water. The documentary raises awareness of the volume of fresh water being released from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers. The nutrient-laden Okeechobee is full of pollutants that are harmful to marine ecosystems and that are devastating both east and west coast marine environments.

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Water and Forests

The role trees play in water quality

Infographics and easy reading make these essentials palatable at any age (including ours).

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photo: cover of USDA publication about Water and Forests

artwork: Why is water important?

infographic: What is a watershed?

This educational brochure was produced by the Georgia-Pacific Corporation.

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Forests are key to combating world’s looming water crisis, says new GFEP report

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Follow a gallon of water from Lake Mead to a Las Vegas tap

Follow a gallon of water from Lake Mead to a Las Vegas tap

Water Quality Monitoring Field Specialist Daniel Luong tests water samples from the the Montessori reservoir that holds 20 million gallons of water located at Montessori Street and Warm Springs Road, Las Vegas, Thursday, March 23, 2017. Article: By Henry Brean Las Vegas Review-Journal

There is barely enough liquid running down this Far Hills street to wash a load of laundry, but it’s hard not to feel its loss when you

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Replacing fixtures will get rid of lead in schools’ drinking water: expert

Replacing fixtures will get rid of lead in schools’ drinking water: expert

A top education official Sunday said parents shouldn’t worry about crisis-level lead in local schools’ drinking water — but a water-treatment expert and educator said the city is making a potentially dangerous mistake. Officials recently found lead levels in school faucets and bubblers far exceeding safe levels.

Running offending fixtures for a few minutes makes them “virtually lead-free,” Deputy Chancellor Elizabeth Rose told John Catsimatidis on “The Cats Roundtable” on … [more…]

Report: Kentucky Water Systems Serving 1.5 Million Violated Health Standards

Report: Kentucky Water Systems Serving 1.5 Million Violated Health Standards

Kentucky is ranked near the top of a list no one wants to be on: the states with the highest number of people affected by health-based violations of federal drinking water laws. A new report released Tuesday from the Natural Resources Defense Council says only four states have more people potentially affected by these violations than Kentucky. It estimates the drinking water systems serving more than 1.5 million people in

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