All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘water shortage’

Art For Water, Bringing Awareness Of Water Crisis

Water is essential to all life on earth, and experts predict that by 2025, our water supply will be dangerously depleted. Popular Science published an article saying that over the last 100 years, the U.S. has depleted enough of our groundwater to fill Lake Erie twice. Between 2000 and 2008, has been the fastest depletion of water in our history. …

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California Emergency: Fires And Drought

With the drought getting worse, California has some serious water problems, but add fires and it can be considered a state of emergency. California’s Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency in California on Friday. Rivers, reservoirs and lakes are the driest on record in years, and he’s asked the residents to cut water usage by 20 percent. Mandatory conservation …

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West Virginia Tap Water Remains Unsafe

A chemical spill with a strange, licorice-like smell has led to a massive water shortage in parts of West Virginia. The spill came from a tank belonging to Freedom Industries, a company that produces specialty chemicals for the mining, steel and cement industries. The spill happened Thursday, when as much as 5,000 gallons of a chemical called 4-methylcyclohexane methanol or …

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