clean water

(Photo by ezioman/Wikimedia Commons)

Sewanee: University of the South; Summer 2016 Intern
The Chesapeake Bay is held in the highest regard, as an almost mythical monument to the natural world — an untouchable ecosystem. But even at a young age, it became clear to me that this was no longer the same body of water that once flourished.
Panel: Rethinking Water
Panel: Rethinking Water
Planet Forward
After her keynote, Melodee Colbert-Kean, the president of the National League of Cities and city council member and former mayor of Joplin, Missouri, shifted the conversation toward 20th century infrastructure.

Cutterhead, shield and partial trailing gantries of the tunnel boring machine known as Lady Bird. (Photo courtesy DC Water)

Bates College
When her husband took office in 1963, Claudia Alta Johnson, better known as Lady Bird, made it her mission to protect and preserve the environment. Now a giant machine, akin to a mechanical earthworm, denominated Lady Bird, has a similar mission.

(Photo by Vicki Francis/Department for International Development)

The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
The quality and quantity of the international water supply is an issue that impacts every individual on a global scale, specifically in the context of urban societies and the human rights sphere.
George Washington University
Over 2 billion people in the world do not have access to clean water daily.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Editorial Intern
College students all over the nation are uniting to send safe water to Flint, Michigan in the midst of their water crisis.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Editorial Intern
Thanks to The Microbead-Free Waters Act, we are one step closer to preventing plastic pollution from reaching our waterways.
Planet Forward
As vital climate talks are conducted in Paris, citizens, scientists and others are inventing new ways to "move the planet forward."
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
GWU
How do we clean up dirty water in developing areas? With simple parts that anyone can find, according to one DC-area inventor.
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Water, water everywhere - but if it's not properly cleaned, it can be deadly.

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