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Heavy rainfall brings an increased risk of water contamination According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 15 million US households rely on private water wells for drinking, cooking, and bathing water. If you own a private well you’re responsible for ensuring the water from said well is safe to drink, so it can […]

cup of hot chocolate

Celebrate the most decadent of hot drinks You can keep your high-end wines and your twenty-year-old single malt Scotch. As far as the office staff at Pelican Water are concerned nothing matches a good cup of hot chocolate for sheer decadence—unless it’s a cup of hot chocolate with a splash of nutty liquor in it. […]

collection of loose leaf tea

Filtered water takes tea from tasty to delicious January is National Hot Tea Month, so if you haven’t put on the kettle yet and brewed up a hot cup of tea this month, now’s a great time to do so. It’s also a convenient excuse to treat yourself to some of the more interesting and […]


Corroded pipes release harmful levels of lead into public drinking water. Charges of willful negligence leveled at those in charge. The future health of growing children in doubt. It sounds like we’re talking about the water crisis affecting Flint, Michigan, but these ominous statements also apply to Sebring, Ohio. On 3 December, 2015, the Ohio […]


The story of Flint, Michigan’s mismanaged water supply continues to develop, with a state of emergency declared for Genesee County and the initiation of a federal investigation by the US attorney’s office. Flint’s water issues are by now well-known. After switching from Detroit’s water supply to the local Flint River in 2014, the city saw […]