Plastic Bottle Waste in Oceans Did you know that every sixty seconds one million plastic bottles are purchased worldwide? And let’s be honest; they’re often used once, (are sometimes only halfway consumed) before being thrown away in the trash, without a thought. While single-use bottles are undoubtedly convenient, the waste of single-use plastic bottles is […]
National Drinking Water Week and Why It Matters for Businesses This week is all about celebrating our most essential and refreshing resource: water. National Drinking Water Week is an annual occasion to recognize the importance of quality drinking water in our lives and to promote responsible water use and conservation. National Drinking Water Week is […]
Which Refillable Water Bottle Are You? Using a refillable or reusable water bottle as opposed to a disposable (plastic) water bottle has many benefits: it will help you to save money, it will help you stay hydrated and it will reduce your carbon footprint. Nevertheless, the most exciting benefit of using a refillable water bottle […]
What is Contaminated Water?
What Really is Contaminated Water? News stories about contaminated water are plentiful these days. Most recently, Ohio waters and Pennsylvania waters have made headlines. As a result, there is a growing public perception that tap water is unsafe to drink in the United States. A 2018 survey revealed that while 71% of U.S. inhabitants consume […]
Florida’s Freshwater Springs
Florida’s Freshwater Springs When you think about Florida’s natural waters, what first comes to mind? Do you envision a long coastline with vast sandy beaches? Sunsets overlooking the gulf´s clear waters? Or perhaps you envision the Everglades´ intricate wetlands and gator-ridden swamps? Freshwater Springs While we all know that Florida is surrounded by water, few […]
Water Cooler Conversations
Workplace Water Coolers and the Stories They Tell! We all know a chatty Cathy, a nervous Nellie, or a timid Tom. How often do we bring them together in the workplace, and what happens when we do? While your experiences may have looked or felt like an SNL skit, several studies have shown that brief […]
Montezuma’s Revenge or in other Words – E.Coli Contaminated Water The sun is shining, the kids are playing and you’re sipping a margarita at a beachside resort in the Coastal Southeast. Sounds like paradise, right? Except, you didn’t realize that your margarita was filled with ice that was not properly filtered to eliminate any contaminants […]
The World’s Water Crisis
Water Quality and The World As of July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly recognized the human right to water and acknowledged that clean drinking water is essential to the realization of [other] human rights. Nevertheless, at present, more than two billion people, worldwide, do not have access to safe drinking water. Of that number, […]
What is a Bubbler?
What is a Bubbler and why do we care? If not considered the breeding ground for awkward social interactions, what do playgrounds, schools, and medical offices all share in common? You guessed it! Water fountains (also known as water coolers, drinking fountains, and bubblers) are likely to be found in all three meetups’ “hotspots.” Wherever safety […]