The Great Lakes hold 20 percent of the world’s fresh surface water. We share the stewardship of this precious resource with Canada and our joint responsibility is more vital today than ever before. That’s because water is becoming increasingly scarce around the globe. In the
On Monday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn issued a disaster proclamation for southern parts of the state. Representatives from the National Weather Service predict that the Ohio River could reach record levels there by this weekend.
Everyone needs clean water to live but about one billion people don’t have access to clean water. We'll discuss the world's growing water crisis with Rajesh Shah and Ann Feldman. Rajesh is the developer of the Peer Water Exchange.
A study released by the Washington D.C.-based Environmental Working Group found that Chicago's water contains a carcinogen called chromium-6 at three times the proposed limit.The California Environmental Protection Agency proposes the safe limit for chromium 6 should be set at 0.06 parts per billion