Having a well for a residence isn’t difficult to maintain, particularly in instances that the ground water is shallow and doesn’t need a ton of maintenance. I’ve lived off well-water for almost 3 years now, and aside from changing the filters and checking the water softener monthly, we don’t do much for it. The best […]
In February, the Trump administration issued an executive order to review the Clean Water Rule of 2015. The Clean Water Rule, also called “Waters of the United States,” regulates which bodies of water are Federally protected. These protected bodies of water are used for any variety of reasons: drinking, farming, industry, and recreation. The initial […]
How often do you take clean drinking water for granted? It’s no surprise for me to mention Flint, Michigan. Recently, the town has been in the news countless times–lead-poisoned water is no joke. It’s brought about some stricter standards across the entire nation, as the awful misfortune of some innocent families and children. There are […]
Initially I had considered not writing about the Flint lead-water crisis. As soon as the media took hold of it, the story of the poisoned drinking water was everywhere–from Facebook to CNN to local news: wherever I turn, I see it.