Water Stewardship

History Of Human Drinking Water

Table of Contents Why Filter Water? What are the early water filtration practices? Water Infrastructure and Water Filter Disturbing Water Pollution Incidents in History How did the American Government ensure Water Safety? What are the various types of water filters available today? Final Words Water is life – the source and the most important requirement for every living being. We cannot write the history of human evolution and civilization without mentioning the crucial role of water. From prehistoric civilization to the primitive era and contemporary society, water always has a grand role in the bigger picture. There is no development...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

May 01, 2023

Navigating To A Green Earth

Table of Contents Sustainable Development Explained The 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development Global Water Resource Crisis Water Filtration Systems Are Eco-Friendly Solutions In Conclusion Our planet and humanity currently face several challenges, including climate change, water scarcity, inequality, and hunger. A global approach is the most effective way to resolve most of these issues. We must collectively promote sustainable development, focusing on environmental balance, social improvement, and economic growth. Sustainable development can be described as a continuous and controlled social change occurring on global, regional, and local scale. The goal of sustainable development is to create opportunities for an...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

October 24, 2022

Facts You Should Know About The Jackson, Mississippi Water Crisis

Table of Contents Background Timeline What Are the Health Impacts of Drinking Contaminated Water? What Are the Solutions to The Jackson Water Crisis? Conclusion Jackson city’s main water treatment plant failed in mid-to-late August 2022. This failure cut off the city’s residents access to safe and clean water. In introspection, this crisis proves how the city’s water system is fragile and increasingly susceptible to climate change effects in the coming years. Background Jackson is the largest city in Mississippi. Consequently, the city has a water system with more than 71,000 water connections. But the drinking water treatment system has had...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

October 14, 2022

New Water Map of Mars

Table of Contents Why Mars? Why Is Water on Mars Essential? Why Is Water Necessary for Life? Conclusion The new map of Mars released by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows locations with abundant hydrated minerals on the red planet. Consequently, this changes how we think about the planet’s watery past. In addition, the map indicates the best places to land for further exploration in the future. Why Mars? If you’ve seen The Martian, you might recall an astronaut being left behind on Mars. If you were an astronaut, would you do better than the leading actor Matt Damon? Would...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

September 05, 2022

What Is Net Zero?

Table of Contents What Is Net Zero? The Difference Between Net Zero and Carbon Neutrality About Climate Change Bottled Water VS. Filtered Water Conclusion Earth and the life on it depend on the environment for its health. Earth is the home of all life, we rely on the environment for all our needs, including food, water, and air. Consequently, protecting the environment is everyone’s business. The term “net zero” is quite popular regarding environmental protection, but you may have wondered what it means. And why is it so important? Fortunately, this blog discusses net zero in detail. So, kindly read...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

August 19, 2022

Your Guide To Carbon Neutrality – All You Need To Know

Table of Contents Carbon Neutrality Explained Importance of Carbon Neutrality Achieving Carbon Neutrality Attain Carbon Neutrality with Water Filters Conclusion With the increasing demand for sustainable climate action came some new buzzwords. Carbon Neutrality is one of the terms you will find around where climate action is the topic of discussion. Understandably, not everyone understands what these terms really mean. We use them as frequently as it gets, but do we know if we are using them correctly? Read on to learn more about these terms and how they contribute to the fight against climate change and the quest to...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

August 12, 2022

America Recycles Day: How Best To Recycle Your Water Filter

Caring for the environment should be a collective responsibility. With American Recycles Day – November 15, 2021 – approaching, it is a good time to discuss viable ways to reduce environmental waste by buying eco-friendly products. Every household using a water filter to produce clean drinking water must replace these filter cartridges after some time. The frequency of the change depends on the model, water quality, and water usage. While home water filtration systems harm the environment less than plastic bottles, the used cartridges still constitute part of the landfill. But it is not all doom; recycling can help to...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

November 15, 2021

Production and Treatment of Waste Water in Reverse Osmosis Systems

The increasing demand for reverse osmosis water systems is not surprising, considering how advanced this water filtration technology is. Here is a blog that we wrote before that explains how powerful the reverse osmosis is: How Does a Reverse Osmosis Filter System Work? RO system efficiently removes contaminants, providing high-water, clean, and healthy water for drinking and cooking. However, it also produces wastewater – a major concern for users. Traditional reverse osmosis systems produce up to four cups of wastewater for every cup of filtered water. How is this possible? Reverse Osmosis Waste Water A reverse osmosis system uses more...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

September 27, 2021

Safe Drinking Water In 2021: Progress Made But So Much Further To Go

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) suggests that “Access to clean water is a fundamental human right and a prerequisite for the realization of many other human rights.” When the United Nations (UN) member countries established a plan for sustainable development in 2015, known as Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, clean water was high on the agenda. The Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development plan consists of several goals known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG 6.1 of the plan involves “Achieving universal access to water sources that are improved, with...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

June 20, 2021

Is the "Wastewater" Produced by the RO System Really Wasteful?

The water filtered by RO system is fresher and healthier than bottled water, but there's a drawback to using RO: excessive wastewater. Let us explore how RO wastewater can be reused here in Waterdrop. Reverse osmosis water purifiers provide us with clean, tasty, and safe water. They also safeguard us from waterborne diseases that are a potential threat to our lives. Compared with bottled water, the water filtered by RO system is fresher, healthier and safer. It can effectively remove calcium, magnesium, bacteria, organic matter, inorganic matter, heavy metals, radioactive substances, and viruses in your tap water. The water filtered...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

September 09, 2020

Global Warming Forces the Early Collapse of Last Full Ice Shelf

The last fully intact ice shelf, the Miline Ice Shelf, has collapsed. This is just one of the victims of global climate change. But does it stop there? Waterdrop will tell you more. Table of Contents Global warming, coupled with the unusually hot summer this year, has led to the untimely collapse of Canada's only surviving ice shelf right into the ocean. Watch this video to learn more about this astonishing news. The Milne Ice Shelf, lying on the north-western edge of Ellesmere Island, is the last intact, full ice shelf in Canada, existing for over 4,000 years before its...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

August 25, 2020

Human Causes Nearly All the Water Pollutions. How Come?

Humans are both the persecutor and the victim of water pollution. How can we stop this vicious circle? Check out to see how you can go green with Waterdrop! Table of Contents While the world leaders are too busy burying their heads to fight with CO2 emission reduction, they often forget about our basepoint of life—water. Climate change is not only about the increasing temperature, the melting icebergs, and the about-to-disappear islands. Those seem still far away from our current life. In fact, this climate crisis is affecting everyone's life on a more urgent matter. That is our drinking water....

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

July 04, 2020

Why You Need to Stop Drinking Bottled Water?

What is the right alternative to bottled water? Waterdrop is here to offer the information you need. Table of Contents Did you know that humans buy about 1,000,000 plastic bottles per minute? Another shocking statistic is that 91% of all plastic is not recycled. Many of those plastic bottles go straight to landfills—or even worse, to the ocean. We need urgent action to stop this plastic pollution epidemic. Besides the plastic pollution aspect, health concerns over bottled water have been raised up as experts found toxic chemicals in popular bottled water brands. The Consumer Report recently tested 47 bottled waters,...

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle

May 05, 2020

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