We’ve achieved the enviable distinction in this country of having safe drinking water whenever we turn on the tap. While water filters will help to refine and improve taste, there are very few instances where we find our water to be undrinkable.
Until recently, of course.
Earlier this year, coverage of the MCHM chemical spill in West Virginia and E. Coli contamination of water tankers in New York has brought into shocking light just how unprepared most of us our for a drinking water emergency. Thousands in these states are now learning just how upside down and difficult life can truly become when clean drinking water is no longer a given. Continue reading →