How Flint’s Water Crisis Happened

CNN's Sara Ganim explains the story behind the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. (CNN)Flint, Michigan, lies about 70 miles from the shores of the largest group of fresh water bodies in the world: the Great Lakes. Yet its residents can't get clean water from their taps. A city employee flushes out a hydrant. FEMA … [Read more...]

Toxic Taps: Lead is still the problem

By Sheila Kaplan and Corbin Hiar Investigative Reporting Workshop, American University Millions of Americans may be drinking water that is contaminated with dangerous doses of lead. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) knows it; state governments know it; local utilities know it. The only people who usually don’t know it are those who are … [Read more...]

Drinking Water Is Becoming Increasingly Toxic And Scarce

By Dr. Mercola Drinking pure water every day is a key component of optimal health, yet more than one billion people on Earth do not have access to safe, clean drinking water. Not only is much of the water for the one billion contaminated with infectious organisms, but more than likely the vast majority of the planet has toxins in their … [Read more...]

BPA free plastic bottles have a hidden danger

(NaturalHealth365) Avoiding Bisphenol A, (BPA) the endocrine-disrupting chemical found in plastics, has become easier than ever thanks to concerned bottle manufacturers. BPA was used in the 1930’s as an artificial estrogen to not only fatten poultry and cattle, but as a form of estrogen replacement for women. But, there is good reason to be … [Read more...]

Visual Proof You Should Stop Drinking Bottled Water

It's time to put down the bottle! No, we aren't telling you to stop drinking alcohol; we're telling you to stop drinking bottled water. Aside from the massive scam that bottled water embodies, it's easy enough to find evidence of why America's obsession with bottled water is a terrible thing to our planet. Animals are dying. The non-biodegradable … [Read more...]

The Top 10 Best Alkaline Foods to Eat Every day for Vibrant Health

Acids are mostly used for home cleaning and certainly your stomach is not your kitchen sink. The modern diet, which is greatly influenced by today’s hyped up media and enslaving consumerism, is very acidic. Has there been any ad on TV, in magazines or on the internet that encourages buying vegetables and fruits? No, because they all push-sell … [Read more...]

This Shark Tank Episode Will Have You In Tears

Tree-T-Pee creator and farmer Johnny Georges created the Tree t-pee out of his passion for water conservation.   The first of its kind, the Tree-T-Pee is a water containment system for agribusinesses. Tree-T-Pee creator and farmer Johnny Georges created the product out of his passion for water conservation. The Tree-T-Pee supplies … [Read more...]

Fluoride’s 70th anniversary – Not Something to Celebrate

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January 25, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of fluoridation – forcing Americans to ingest fluoride chemicals via the public water supplies without their informed consent. Fluoridation promoters repeatedly claim that the practice is "safe" and "effective" but science does not support either claim, … [Read more...]

How to Reduce Exposure to Fluoride – From Fluoride Action Network

  How to Reduce Exposure to Fluoride When fluoride was first added to water in the 1940s, in an experiment to prevent tooth decay, not a single dental product contained fluoride: no fluoride toothpastes, no fluoride mouth rinses, no fluoride varnishes, and no fluoride gels. In the past 60 years,as more communities began fluoridation … [Read more...]

Multipure Introduces “Designer” Water Filters To Benefit Breast Cancer Research

Introducing Multipure's Aquaversa Pink and AquaBrites   Conceived by Multipure's Executive Vice President of Administration, Jennifer Rice, the Pure Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to education, assistance, and health improvement. Through Multipure, and the Pure Foundation, she hopes to make a positive difference, and … [Read more...]

Food Matters – Full Length

"Let thy Food be thy Medicine and thy Medicine be thy Food." -- Hippocrates That's the message from the founding father of modern medicine echoed in the controversial new documentary film 'Food Matters' from first- time Producer-Directors James Colqhuoun and Laurentine ten Bosch. "With nutritionally-depleted foods, chemical additives and … [Read more...]

Healthy Water, Healthy Kids

By Jennie Saxe Like most children, my kids interact with water in many ways, from the moment they wake up to the moment their little heads hit their pillows. Every day, my boys use water for drinking, bathing, and brushing their teeth. The clothes they wear and the dishes they eat from get washed in water as well. They also love swimming, … [Read more...]

Water Related Diseases And Contaminants In Private Wells

Many people in the United States receive their water from private ground water wells. EPA regulations that protect public drinking water systems do not apply to privately owned wells. As a result, owners of private wells are responsible for ensuring that their water is safe from contaminants. When rain falls, much of it is absorbed into the … [Read more...]

Nestlé’s “Stolen Springs”: Great news for the embattled town of Fryeburg

Source: Nestlé's "Stolen Springs": Great news for the embattled town of Fryeburg The Issue: Around the world, Nestlé is threatening local water rights. For nearly a decade, Nestlé has been attempting to strong-arm the town of Fryeburg, Maine, into a 45-year contract to control its spring water. Our response: Thousands of … [Read more...]

Unacceptable Levels – Debut Documentary

Yekra PlayerYekra is a revolutionary new distribution network for feature films.Unacceptable LevelsUnacceptable Levels examines the results of the chemical revolution of the 1940s through the eyes of affable filmmaker Ed Brown, a father seeking to understand the world in which he and his wife are raising their children. To create this debut … [Read more...]

Bottled Water Comes From the Most Drought-Ridden Places in the Country

Popular brands like Aquafina and Dasani source mainly from catastrophically dry parts of the West. —By Julia Lurie | Mon Aug. 11, 2014 6:00 AM EDT Bottled-water drinkers, we have a problem: there's a good chance that your water comes from California, a state experiencing the third driest year on record. The details of … [Read more...]