Is the water safe in public schools? The water crisis in Michigan has drawn national attention to water quality and safety. Many public school districts still question their water purity. Experts say that schools nationwide have issues with lead contamination.
A new report blames coal plants for China’s water shortage
In China, coal-fired power plants consume 7.4 billion cubic meters of water each year, enough to meet the basic needs of about 30 percent of the nation’s population. The growth of the coal-to-chemicals industry has exacerbated its water crisis. In much of northern China, people are using water faster than it will be regenerated. [Read more]
A Virginia brewery is making an effort to make residents aware of a stream that needs a cleanup. Good water quality is essential to any brewery and that is why the owners of Brothers Craft Brewing are getting the word out about the bad water quality of a local stream used to draw water for craft beer. [Story]
We’ll be exhibiting at the following 2016 tradeshows. Stop by and visit for demonstrations on our unique line of water quality testing products and learn why we are the innovators of water quality testing.
Flint, Mich., has so much toxic lead in children’s blood that a state of emergency is declared. This is an extreme case, but the problem of lead exposure among children is not a local Flint story. If you look at public health data, you begin to realize two things. The first is that it’s actually really hard to get good data on which kids do and don’t experience lead exposure, and which parents should worry about the issue. [VOX]
Our technical genius, Christian, did a podcast with BeerSmith guru Dr. Brad Smith discussing proper brewing water quality and why it makes a difference brewing craft beer. With the introduction of home test kits and field pH meters, brewers can control water quality and the beer brewing process.