Lisa Stone

Blog

A New Test to Detect and Eliminate Water Pollution

A New Test to Detect and Eliminate Water Pollution

Contaminated drinking water is the cause of thousands of illnesses and disease every year. Without access to clean water, food production, drinking water, and recreational use can cause individuals to be exposed to many preventable health risks. According to the World...
Ways to Test Your Drinking Water at Home

Ways to Test Your Drinking Water at Home

With the rise of contaminated water in local communities across the country, many people are now taking water testing into their own hands. Whether your water comes from a public water system or is from a private well or spring, routine testing is important to...
A Possible Solution for the Future of Water Purification

A Possible Solution for the Future of Water Purification

Water purification is necessary whether hiking the trails, living off the grid or managing a city’s water plant. A number of techniques are used every day for eliminating particulates and microbes from water. However, the Rochester Institute of Technology...
Clean Water Act Overview

Clean Water Act Overview

Though most people know the act as the Clean Water Act, this law concerning water pollution actually began as the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1948. This was the first major U.S. law that addressed water pollution. In 1972, public awareness for controlling...
Top 3 Charities for Clean Water

Top 3 Charities for Clean Water

Water is something that every single person on Earth needs to survive. Apart from our ability to breathe, our need for water is our most immediate and basic need. The human right to water for hydration and hygiene is becoming less and less stable for a number of...
Tips to Keep Water Clean in Community

Tips to Keep Water Clean in Community

Water is arguably the most essential basic human need. Widely-accepted scientific observations recognize that the average human can typically last just three to four days in the absence of water. Rural, suburban, and urban residential areas are all suited on networks...
Flint, MI: The Overview

Flint, MI: The Overview

Flint, MI experienced one of the worst public health crises the United States has ever faced and continues to experience this crisis to this day. About four years ago, the city of Flint began to get its water from the Flint River instead of using the water that came...
Drinking Water in Illinois

Drinking Water in Illinois

As an advocate for safe and clean drinking water, one could understand my frustration to know that Illinois is one of the worst states in regards to contaminated water. Illinois is my home state and during my time as a trustee member of the Buffalo Grove board of...
Clean Water: How to Get It?

Clean Water: How to Get It?

Our world’s clean water supply is at a dangerous level. There are 783 million people in the world who have no access to clean water. Add on to that number the 2.5 billion who don’t have access to proper sanitation and, we’ve got a real problem. 3.5 million people die...