#water

  • Propel Water’s New Brand Strategy Is Hyping Its Gatorade Roots

    Annual bottled water consumption in the U.S. surpassed annual consumption of soda for the first time in 2016. But it turns out people don’t just want water in their water because what’s known as the “enhanced water” category grew 9.2% in volume and 8.7% in sales in 2017. Brands...
  • Brazil battles drought as world’s largest water forum meets

    CEILANDIA, Brazil (Reuters) – Diane Pereira had already used up half a large plastic water barrel by 9 a.m. as she cooked rice and beans for the coming lunch crowd as gospel music played quietly in her small, doorless restaurant in Ceilandia, a poor suburb of Brazil’s capital. In...
  • Dead Frog Found in Waffle House Water!

    It’s unclear who leaped first, the couple or the frog. When Claire Sheats and her husband sat down for a meal at a local Waffle House in Tallahassee last week, it wasn’t long before they noticed they had company — a dead frog floating in their iced water. But...
  • Puerto Rico’s Drinking Water Is Spreading Disease Due To Animal Urine And Hazardous Waste

    Americans are growing ill and bacteria outbreaks are spiking in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico as people use dirty water – sometimes contaminated by urine and hazardous waste – for drinking and bathing. One month after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, about 25 percent of its 3.4 million citizens lack clean...
  • Drinking Posts Have been Dry for Months on Island!

    ROSE DAVIS/STUFF Safe water is still not flowing from drinking fountains at two Waiheke Island schools. Drinking fountains have been dry at two Waiheke Island school for almost six months. E.coli was detected in drinking water at Te Huruhi Primary School on April 27 and at Waiheke High School on...
  • 2 Million Americans May Have Arsenic in Their Well Water

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) – As many as 2 million Americans may be drinking well water that contains potentially dangerous amounts of arsenic, a new government study warns. The analysis, conducted by researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
  • This City is Using Solar Power to Clean Water!

     Potentially hundreds of undocumented immigrants who live in Lancaster County had to rush to renew their protection from deportation under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, ahead of a deadline Thursday. When President Trump announced the end of DACA in September, it meant that anyone whose status expired...
  • Video: Best Buy Apologizes for $42 water amid Harvey Crisis!

    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Twin Cities-based Best Buy is taking some heat, accused of price gouging during Hurricane Harvey. A reporter for the website GritPost said he was sent this picture of a case of water priced at $42 in a Houston suburb. A 24-pack of Dasani water typically sells...
  • Price gouging during Hurricane Harvey: Up to $99 for a case of water! See Video!

    We’ve had over 500 complaints of price gouging: Texas Attorney General from CNBC. There have already been more than 500 complaints about price gouging during Hurricane Harvey over the weekend, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said. That includes reports of up to $99 for a case of water, hotels...