Be Prepared

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Be Prepared

By Al Meder When I was a young boy I was a member of the Boy Scouts. This is a wonderful organization which taught young boys so many basic skills. The Boy Scouts had a motto: “Be Prepared”. These two words […]

Beware: Your Airline Water May Be Contaminated

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Beware:  Your Airline Water May Be Contaminated

An article just published by Telegraph Travel from the UK highlights the water purity issues on board aircraft. Ranked the fourth cleanest airline in world, behind three other Asian carriers, Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airlines has a water purity problem. […]

ALERT: Bottled Water Recall

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ALERT: Bottled Water Recall

Water recalled after possible E.coli contamination A bottling company has announced a voluntary recall of several brands of bottled water after E.coli was found in one of its source springs. On June 10th, Far Away Springs in Auburn, Pennsylvania, which […]

Summer Brings Threat of Toxic Blue-Green Algae

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Summer Brings Threat of Toxic Blue-Green Algae

by Al Meder Each year one is likely to read of the “Toxic Blue Green Algae” that appear in many of our lakes. Last summer, Lake Erie hit the headlines and the 400,000 residents of Toledo could not use their […]

E-Coli in a School in Maine

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E-Coli in a School in Maine

Elevated levels of bacteria were found in Marshwood Middle School in Maine. Steady stream of students are grabbing bottled water to drink for at least the coming 3 weeks. It is believed that a valve that was not properly closed in […]

Water Quality in a Drought

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Water Quality in a Drought

The Great California Drought: It’s been all over the news lately that California is getting into more and more trouble with the continuing drought and dwindling water supply. Not enough people are conserving it, crops need it and enforcing conservation […]

AquaNui™ Water Day with a different Sway

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AquaNui™ Water Day with a different Sway

In today’s busy society we are often pressured into a fast pace lifestyle that forces us to drive fast, eat quickly, get well soon, and drink whatever our hands can grab. But when we stop and think about one basic […]

Bacteria Found in Water Vending Machines

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Bacteria Found in Water Vending Machines

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) is shocked that the Ministry of Health has failed to enforce regulations pertaining to vended water. The ministry’s inaction has resulted in vending machines dispensing water contaminated with faecal bacteria. Consumers who rely on […]

Boil Alert and Distillation

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Boil Alert and Distillation

FEMA and the American Red Cross recommend distillation as one water treatment solution under emergency situations such as boil alert advisory. Distillation Technology is the best among the 3 suggested solutions. Here is why: Boiling the water: If you only boil the […]

BLUE-GREEN ALGAE IN LAKE ERIE

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BLUE-GREEN ALGAE IN LAKE ERIE

Here we go again. A few months ago it was the residents of West Virginia who were advised not to drink their tap water after a chemical spill in the Elk River – source of their drinking water. Now more […]

The Southwestern USA Water Crisis

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The Southwestern USA Water Crisis

Several years ago I gave a keynote address at one of our Conventions in Las Vegas.  The topic of the presentation was “The Upcoming Water Crisis with Los Angeles at the Epicenter”.  My presentation was, in large part, highlighted by […]

Water Pollution in China Escalates

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Water Pollution in China Escalates

Much has been said about China’s air pollution dilemma, with smog so thick in many urban areas that simply getting to and from work can pose a health hazard. Less has been written about the pollution of China’s water. In fact, water […]