Drinking Water

Published on July 30th, 2014 | by Peter Young

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Are You Aware Of What’s In Your Drinking Water?

Access to clean drinking water is essential for any community to survive and flourish. In fact, it was this need that compelled the Romans to build a series of aqueducts in 14 different countries, with their longest aqueduct spanning 250 kilometers! Now, just because water can get from one place to another doesn’t necessarily mean it’s “pure”. Much like the Romans, we pipe our cities supplies of fresh water from lands near and far, and thanks to modern technology it’s filtered and delivered straight to the tap in your home. Curious to see what might be actually coming out of the tap? Check out this info-graphic from Pelican Water:

The Miracle of Clean Water Infographic

This post was generously supported by Pelican Water.

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About the Author

graduated from Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) with a degree in journalism and has made sustainability and eco-conscious living mainstays of both his professional and personal life. It was during his time at PLU that he began his journey with sustainability and it's what has led him to writing for Green Living Ideas. He currently resides in Honolulu and works for Pono Home, an energy efficiency company focused on reducing carbon emissions and promoting a healthier, greener lifestyle.



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