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Harvard University, Reasons To Avoid Bottled Water.

By Colm Friday, 12th February 2021 | 0 comments
Harvard University Office for Sustainability claims bottled water is atrocious for the environment. To quote Harvard University’s Office for Sustainability, “The entire life cycle of bottled water uses fossil fuels, contributes to global warming, and causes pollution.” Americans use 1,500 plastic bottles of water every second and throw away 80% of these. Click link above to view full article.   

E.coli concerns

By Raymond Friday, 25th November 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: The Water Cooler.
An article from this weeks Leinster Express by Lynda Kiernan still shows that there are many boil water notices in palce around the country.

Abbeyfeale Water Supply

By Raymond Monday, 29th February 2016 | 0 comments
An article below by the Limerick Leader on how natural changes to the environment can have detrimental effects on the water supply.

THM Contamination

By Raymond Wednesday, 17th February 2016 | 0 comments
Latest from todays Irish Examiner

Lead in Water

By raymond Friday, 23rd January 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: The Water Cooler.
There has been a lot of exposure in the media recently to the concentrations of lead in drinking water supplies in Ireland. Lead can occur naturally but has also been widely used in the manufacture of paint, fuel, food cans and also pipework. The reduction of lead in industry has meant that the majority of lead contamination in drinking water comes from pipework connections and internal plumbing.

Melting glaciers

By raymond Wednesday, 1st May 2013 | 0 comments
Filed under: The Water Cooler.
Melting Swiss Glaciers

Septic Tank Inspections

By raymond Wednesday, 20th February 2013 | 0 comments
Filed under: The Water Cooler.
The EPA released information yesterday regarding the inspections of wastewater treatment systems (septic tanks) and the format that they will take. They are going to base inspections on a risk nbased approach initially due to the high number of systems.

Water Investment

By raymond Monday, 11th February 2013 | 0 comments
Goldman Sachs have come out today saying that investing in water infrastructure, utilities and rights offers stable long term returns. They make this statement based on the fact that it is indispensable and also that one in eight, yes thats 884 million people still dont have access to safe clean drinking water.

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