Fukushima residents worry nuclear plant's wastewater release in a few weeks will be another setback
Within weeks, the tsunami-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is expected to start releasing treated radioactive wastewater into the sea, a highly contested plan facing fierce protests in and outside Japan.
UN chief urges 'game-changing' commitments on clean water
The United Nations chief is urging the first world conference on water in more than 45 years to address the “21st century emergency” that is wasting the world’s most important resource and has left billions of people without clean water and basic sanitation.
These photos tell you everything you need to know about California’s drought
Just this week, a major Southern California water agency declared a water supply alert for the first time in seven years, and is asking residents to voluntarily conserve. Many of the state’s counties are already under a state of drought emergency.
What exactly was Mark Zuckerberg riding in that viral Fourth of July video?
If you’ve been scrolling around on social media this month, then you may have noticed that over the Fourth of July weekend, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg was riding on some sort of wakeboard on a lake with an American flag in tow.
New Alkaline Water store opens in Murray Hill
An Alkaline Water store and water bar is opening in Murray Hill. There’s lots of growth happening in Murray Hill. The owner of AlkaVita Alkaline Water said her new store has an innovative twist that’s going to keep the neighborhood growing. So, they bartered, they help us out, or they’ve invited us in the community,” said Sativa Jones, who owns AlkaVita Alkaline Water. She started AlkaVita Alkaline Water in 2016 and a year later began bottling natural alkaline spring water.
City of St. Augustine to conduct pilot study on water treatment process
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – Do you live in St. Augustine? If so, you may notice a slight change in the taste of your water. For 90 days beginning Tuesday, January 5, 2021, the City of St. Augustine will be conducting a pilot study to test the effectiveness of discontinuing the use of chloramines (ammonia) in the City’s water treatment process, the city announced on Wednesday. “City utility customers may notice a slight change in the taste of their water, but the quality of the water is not affected,” the city said. For additional information, please contact the City of St. Augustine Water Treatment Plant at 904.825.1044.