The Week in Water: Dec 10-16

The Week in Water brings you a roundup of interesting developments to make blue living easier.

Turning Cattails into Fuel – Lake Winnipeg is so polluted that it can’t be used for drinking water. Many native species have died out there. How to turn it around?¬† Use cattails for fuel.

EPA Confirms Fracking Fluid Contaminated Drinking Water in Pavillion, Wyoming – Whenever someone brings up fracking fluid contamination of water wells, somebody else claims that everybody’s water has always tasted funny and has always been flammable. Weird that no one notices¬† until the drilling commences.

United By Blue, Using the Power of Business to Remove Trash from the Ocean – The owner of an eco-apparel company wanted to be certain his ocean donations were effective, so he got his own hands dirty. It’s an inspiring story and also a company to keep in mind as we shop for the holidays.

Weed Killer in Your Water – Atrazine is one of the most commonly used herbicides in the United States and is a known endocrine disruptor. It’s found in 90% of tap water.

Atrazine Tied to Hormonal Irregularities – More about atrazine. This stuff is nasty.

Water Links Two of the Best Films of 2011 – Two films, Tambien la Lluvia and Meek’s Cut Off, look at

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