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drought

California entered its fourth year of drought conditions with yet more bad news. 2015 saw the driest January since the state began keeping meteorological records. At the same time, February had the hottest temperatures ever recorded. It’s disheartening news for Californians, many of whom thought they might be getting some much-needed relief when December 2014, […]

water day

It’s not an exaggeration to say water affects every aspect of human life. It’s also sadly true that access to safe water is increasingly hard to come by globally, and sustainably using our freshwater resources will be one of this century’s greatest challenges. With that in mind, Pelican Water wholeheartedly supports the United Nation’s World […]

San Diego skyline

With their state’s drought entering its fourth year, it’s easy for Californians to get discouraged and wonder just how much their water conservation steps are really helping. Is it really going to make a difference to municipal water supplies if you water the lawn or wash the car with the garden hose instead of using […]

dry landscape in california

Jay Famiglietti is concerned, and with good cause. The senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory recently announced that California has only one year’s worth of water left in its severely depleted reservoirs and groundwater supplies, with no end in sight to a drought that has already lasted over four years. According to […]

women carrying water

Pelican Water remains committed to the idea that cleaner, safer water should be made available to everyone. You can’t maintain a vision like that without supporting equality and the public good—one reason we were happy to donate a whole house water filter system to the Michigan-based Our Home Transitional non-profit organization. The filtration system provides […]