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How Do Other Cultures View the Cleanliness of Water?

Water is the most valuable resource on the planet. Developed countries range greatly in the perceived cleanliness of the tap water available to the citizens that live there – in many countries, tap water is considered pristine, while in others there is a longstanding belief that the tap water is only safe for watering plants. […]


Whether you’re a home-brewing expert or a first-time dabbler in do-it-yourself beer, you’ll know that water is an integral part of the brewing process. You may not realize, however, how drastically different your final brew can taste based on the type of water you choose to use. Most people that set out to brew their […]


Earlier this month President Barack Obama visited Flint, MI, in order to assist Governor Rick Snyder in quelling residents’ fears that their tap water is fundamentally unsafe. The state has been in a panic since the lead levels detected in Flint grossly exceeded the national limit. Families were worried that their children would be permanently […]

Brian O'Neill

Pelican Water received plenty of intriguing and inspiring submissions for our bi-annual College Scholarship Contest. Among the numerous excellent entries, the impassioned and relatable action plan detailed by Brian O’Neill in his essay Creativity for Change earned a well-deserved 1st place prize. By emphasizing creativity and the natural human response to emotional messaging, Brian succinctly […]

Dylan Goodwin

Students around the country submitted numerous terrific essays for Pelican Water’s College Scholarship Contest, but we felt that Dylan Goodwin’s exhaustive research and focus on education in his scholarship essay truly deserved 2nd place. By tackling a litany of issues caused by bottled water and focusing on the hard data, Dylan’s cogent argument iterated that […]