The Race to Protect Our Most Important Natural Resource: Water

The Race to Protect Our Most Important Natural Resource: Water

by Samuel K. Burlum

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ISBN-13: 9780998887203
Publisher: Sam Burlum
Publication date: 06/22/2017
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

The Author, Samuel K. Burlum, is a career entrepreneur, author and investigative reporter, who's career dates back to 1992 when he founded his first business. Burlum's area of expertise has been within the green industry, including green technology, green related consumer products, and public policy relating to environmental concerns.

Mr. Burlum holds an Associate's Degree in Applied Sciences, having majored in Business Management while attending Berkeley College, Woodland Park, New Jersey.

Currently Mr. Burlum is the CEO and President of Extreme Energy Solutions, Inc., a green tech company which brings to the market green, eco-friendly consumer products and emissions reduction technology for the automotive and transportation industry.

Burlum is a consultant for small to medium businesses, specializing in providing them guidance and expertise in the areas of strategic business planning, business development, supply chain management, and systems integration.

His contributions to public policy include formally testifying at hearings related to air and water quality. Mr. Burlum also provided content for consideration with regards to new legislation dealing with environmental compliance, small business research and development, technology, and tax code reform.

He has been featured on media venues such as Today in America with Terry Bradshaw, and Cablevision's Neighborhood Journal, as well as in Natural Awakenings Magazine.

For more information, you can reach Mr. Burlum by visiting his website at www.SamBurlum.com.

Table of Contents

Disclaimer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................ . .7

Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................. .9

Forward by Dr. Carley Corrado. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................................... . . . . 11

Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................... . . . . . . . . 15

Chapter 1: Source of the Problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................................... . . . . . . . 21

Chapter 2: Distribution and Delivery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ . . . . . . . . . 27

Chapter 3: Quantity Versus Quality. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................................... . . . . . . . . . . . 33

Chapter 4: So What’s in Your Water?. . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................................... . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Chapter 5: Where Does the Best Water Come From?. . . . . .......................................... . . . . . . 47

Chapter 6: The Most Endangered Fresh Drinking Water Sources in the World . . . . . . ....... . . . . . 53

Chapter 7: The Real Cost/Price for Quality Drinking Water. . . . ................................................ . 61

Chapter 8: You are What You Drink. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......................................... . . . . . 67

Chapter 9: The Importance of a pH Balanced Water . . . . . . ............................................ . . . . . 73

Chapter 10: Putting Water to Work for You. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................... . . 79

Chapter 11: Water’s Other Valuable Roles in our Modern Society. . ........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85

Chapter 12: New Technology Aimed At Reducing Water Usage. . ................................................ 93

Chapter 13: Battles on the Waterfront; Where Environment, Industry, and Public Policy Clash .. . . 101

Chapter 14: New Public Policies at Work in Protecting Drinking Water Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109

Chapter 15: Methods for Testing the Quality of Water at Home. . ..................................................117

Chapter 16: Remediation Ideas for at Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................................. . . . . 125

Chapter 17: Water Preservation and Conservation Tips for Use at. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133

Appendix:

Cited Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . 139

Glossary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149

About the Author. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . . . . 155

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