Here’s Where the Post-Apocalyptic Water Wars Will Be Fought

A United Nations report published last week said we have about a decade to get climate change under control, which—let’s be honest—isn’t likely to happen. So break out your goalie masks and harpoon guns, a Mad Max future awaits! Now, as new research points out, we even know where on Earth the inevitable water wars […]

Lake Erie’s Water Crisis Is So Bad This Brewery Is Putting Algae in Beer

TOLEDO, OHIO — The staff at Maumee Bay Brewing Company swear that the brewery’s 150-year old building is haunted. A bartender is sure she saw a glass floating on its own. Another swears she saw a woman with a skeletal hand who vanished when she turned around. The janitor, at least, thinks the ghosts are […]

MI groups take part in national “Imagine a Day Without Water”

FLINT, Mich. – “Imagine a Day Without Water” is the name of a series of events taking place today in Michigan and across the country to shed light on water-quality issues and the critical importance of clean water. The reigning Miss Michigan, Emily Sioma, will be at First Trinity Baptist Church in Flint along with […]

Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council took part in Imagine a Day Without Water

PETOSKEY — Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council joined elected officials, water utilities, community leaders, educators and businesses participating in the fourth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water. Led by the Value of Water Campaign, hundreds of organizations across the country will host […]

From West Africa to West Michigan, family walks for clean water

HUDSONVILLE, Mich.– When siblings Abraham and Jacey Rappuhn were little, they were living in Liberia and had to fight for their lives every day. They didn’t have to imagine a day without water, because they were living it. On Sunday, they gave people an idea of what it’s like to go without clean water, hoping […]

17 Ohio watershed groups win share of $37,500 to improve water quality

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Euclid Creek, Tinkers Creek and the Rocky River are among 17 watersheds awarded water quality grants Wednesday. Dominion Energy and Western Reserve Land Conservancy gave out $37,500 in mini grants, an annual program since 2015 to help organizations working to protect and improve land around rivers, lakes and streams throughout Ohio. More […]