Bacteria water testing video on Youtube.com

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Just published a video on testing water for bacteria using a PurTest Bacteria Test Kit.  It's simple to do, though you need to wait 48 before the results are ready.  See the video on Youtube at:

http://youtu.be/CTiCenJr1kg

Pine tree branch as bacteria water filter

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Pine tree branch as bacteria water filter

From MIT News February 26, 2014.  If you need safe drinking water but don't have a bacteria filter, MIT News article states: peel a pine tree branch and pour lake water through it.  It will trap bacteria, and pass safe water.  See

http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/need-a-water-filter-peel-a-tree-branch-0226

Webcasts on Water Quality from the EPA

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The EPA is offering Webcasts on water quality.  You must sign up for access. This one is on using cover crops and other conservation systems to improve water quality in agricultural landscapes.

Visit

http://water.epa.gov/learn/training/wacademy/upload/flyer-cover-crops-03252014.pdf

World Water Day March 22, 2014

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World Water Day

Objectives: Raise awareness of the inter-linkages between water and energy; Contribute to a policy dialogue that focuses on the broad range of issues related to the nexus of water and energy

See http://www.unwater.org/worldwaterday

Environmental Working Group Tap Water Database

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Want to find out what's in your water? Check out the Environmental Working Group (EWG) tap water database at:


http://www.ewg.org/tap-water/

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