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Posts Tagged ‘Lead in Water’

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Pelican Water received several eloquent entries for our bi-annual College Scholarship Contest, but Martin Coleman’s essay Preventing Crisis over Crisis Reaction: The New American Model stood alone in its meticulous research and its impassioned plea for community education. Using his experience as an environmental engineer, Martin outlined a plan to help communities directly engage with […]

Pelican Water Scholarship

Many students around the country submitted urgent and thought-provoking submissions to our College Scholarship Contest, but few entries hammered home the severity of the issue more ardently than Zainab Agboola’s timely essay. Her appeal to utilize multiple platforms of advertisement and communication to convey the gravity of our national lead problem earned Zainab 2nd place […]

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Countless rousing essays were submitted to Pelican Water for our bi-annual College Scholarship Contest, but Keith Fell’s direct and powerful essay that cuts to the core of the messaging and funding issues inherent with water treatment awareness grabbed our attention immediately. Keith’s essay encouraged innovative thinking to properly inform the students of today how their […]

Scariest Things Found in U.S. Water

Since it’s discovery the lead contamination of Flint, Michigan has drawn national headlines. As a country previously unaware of the deep-seated issues with its water infrastructure, America is rapidly discovering the risks and dangers of trusting pipelines and poor planning in the face of new threats to our health. Here are the scariest things found […]

michigan to enforce lead rules after flint crisis

The water crisis in Flint has lead to an elevated awareness of the potential harmful contaminants that could be lurking in our drinking water. The unprecedented levels of lead in the area’s tap water shocked the public and terrified local residents, many of whom have resorted to drinking bottled water or relocating. In the wake […]