#Waterroundup for November 28th, 2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
What do wells, National Climate Assessment, Black Sea Grill, Procter & Gamble, and sunlight have in common? They all are the topics of this weeks, weekly water roundup
A family in New Hampshire has had to deal with plastic plates, plastic silverware, limited laundry use and quick showers, since July, due to a water shortage from their wells. However, with the holiday spirit in their hearts, the town has come together to donate gallons of water to the family, in time for Thanksgiving.
Last Friday, the National Climate Assessment was released, detailing the future climate and weather for each region, of the United States. According to the report, cities are heating up, terential downpours are intensifying and the snow season is shrinking. For our coastal regions, water levels are rising and will continue to get worse if greenhouse gas emissions continue to go unchecked.
Black Sea Grill will reopen, after being shutdown for water damage. The restaurant, in Wilmington, NC, closed due to a pipe burst in the condo above it; it resulted in sever water damage, that was very difficult to fix.
In an effort to get ahead of the need for partnership, Procter & Gamble decided to detail its highest water stress locations and openly invite others to partner with them during a session at Stockholm World Water Week.
You don't need complex systems to destroy pollutants in water. Chemists at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg have developed a new process that works using mere sunlight.