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With the storm named 99L out in the Atlantic, headed our way, everyone’s wondering “is it going to be a hurricane or not”?  Well my lowly opinion (which is a guess) is that it will bring us lots and lots or rain either way – but it won’t gain hurricane status, if that, until it hits the waters between the Bahamas and… 123 more words

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Is Nestle's pumping for bottled water shrinking Aberfoyle aquifer? Activists, company disagree

Pumping groundwater for a bottled water plant near Guelph, Ont. is lowering the level of the local aquifer, activists say.

Nestle Canada has a licence to pump up to 3.6 million litres a day from its well in Aberfoyle, Ont. 374 more words


Ontario to review water-taking permits for Nestle

TORONTO – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says she’s asking the provincial environment minister to look into water-taking permits for bottled-water companies amid revelations Ontario charges businesses just $3.71 for every million litres of water. 197 more words


Sparkling Water Runs Deep (or, Poland Spring Perils)

Our tangent begins with languishing on a couch, listening to my parents discuss a potential trip to the mall:

“Are there any places there that sell sparkling water you think?” my mother asks. 835 more words


Washington County Residents Get Bottled Water After Well Concerns

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Dozens of homeowners in Washington County are being told not to drink their well water.

The Minnesota Department of Health says well water at about 80 homes contains concerning levels of man-made pollutants called PFCs, which are often found in firefighting foam. 303 more words


Environmentalists urge Ontario not to renew water-taking permits for Nestle

TORONTO – Environmentalists are urging the Ontario government against renewing one of Nestle’s water-taking permits in a southwestern Ontario town, saying “water should be for life, not for profit.” 561 more words


Step 5: Say NO to Bottled water!

This is a difficult switch for most people as we have all been so brainwashed that bottled/mineral water is better for us than any other water that if you mention that you drink tap water, people goggle at you as though you just said you are a cannibal! 329 more words

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