1) People in California were able to cut their water usage by 31% as compared to July 2013.

2) Hours before the new Environmental Protection Agency ruling “waters of the United States” was due to go into effect, a federal district court in North Dakota blocked implementation.

3) This is ridiculous.  Russell Wilson, quarterback of the Seattle Seahawks, claims that drinking Recovery Water healed a head injury.  No.

4) The city of Toledo, Ohio, is on alert due to an algae bloom on Lake Erie.

5) Stonehouse Water Technologies has placed a small drinking water filtration system along the Menomonee Canal in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which people can use to obtain clean drinking water.

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