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Weird Water News – March 24, 2017

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by
Weird Water News - March 24

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Just in time for World Water Day this week! London-based beverage company One Water developed a water bottle that appears to be full of disgusting water to bring awareness about the water crisis. Right off the coast of New Zealand, a woman fishing encountered a huge great white shark when it tried to take her fishing bait! This company surely practices what they preach! Butchart Gardens in Canada says they no longer will allow visitors to buy water bottles from them. The garden said visitors can bring their own instead. Would you pay $100 for a water bottle?!?

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Celebrate World Water Day on March 22

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 by
World Water Day - March 22

International World Water Day, celebrated each year on March 22, works to bring attention to the importance of freshwater and to advocate for the sustainable management of the Earth’s dwindling freshwater supplies. According to the UN, 1.8 billion people drink from a water source that is contaminated with feces and other contaminants, putting them at risk for cholera, dysentery, typhoid, and polio. Even more startling, it is estimated that over 663 million people are living without a safe water supply close to home, forcing them to spend countless hours trekking to distant water sources. So how can you celebrate World Water Day? Celebrate World Water Day by donating money and resources to organizations that are working to provide clean, safe

Weird Water News – March 17, 2017

Posted on March 17th, 2017 by
Quench Weird Water News - March 17, 2017

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Talk about an Ice House! After 5 days of freezing temperatures, heavy winds and moisture from Lake Ontario, an entire house in Webster, NY now resembles a block of ice! Crystal clear pink water? Residents of Onoway, Alberta, Canada were shocked to find bright pink water coming out of their taps this past week! That’s one way to achieve your 15 minutes of fame… Kirubel Yilma, a 21-year-old student from Ethopia, set a new Guiness World Record for “longest time to spray water from the mouth” by spraying water in a continuous stream for 56.36 seconds. A river

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Weird Water News – March 10, 2017

Posted on March 10th, 2017 by
Quench Weird Water News - March 10

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Catch of the day! An alligator took a huge fish right off of an 11 year old boy’s fishing line! Yes, another alligator story. An alligator was found at swimming area designated for people at a recreation center in north Florida. Trappers came and safely removed the alligator from the area and it was opened back up for the public! Is a pink lake better than a murky, brown lake? This lake turned bright pink at a park in Victoria, Australia due to high salt levels, high temperatures, sunlight and lack of rainfall! Floating hotel rooms!?! A Japanese

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Are you going to NFMT in Baltimore? We are!

Posted on March 6th, 2017 by
Quench is exhibiting at NFMT 2017 in Baltimore!

We are getting ready (and EXCITED) to exhibit at this week’s NFMT in Baltimore! Make sure you stop by Booth 2664 to grab a glass of Quench filtered water and Chewblet® ice. Held annually, NFMT Baltimore is considered one of the best attended conference and tradeshow for professionals in facilities. Part tradeshow, part continuing education conference, facilities managers, engineering managers, building owners, property manager, and construction managers gather for 3 days to expand their arsenal of tools to manage their buildings, staff, and career. For more information about attending NFMT Baltimore, check out their website: http://www.nfmt.com/baltimore/ Talk to a Quench Water Expert at Booth 2664 to learn about the free standing filtered water cooler Quench 750 and the free standing

Weird Water News – March 3, 2017

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 by
Quench Weird Water News March 3

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Dogs shouldn’t try ice skating! This dog was rescued last Thursday by a brave Boston firefighter after the dog had fallen into an iced-over pond! Usually found in tropic waters, this Crocodile shark washed ashore at a UK coastline! A UFO siting…. underwater? An underwater rover spotted a bizarre jellyfish that looked incredibly similar to a UFO. A small shark was saved after being tangled in a fishing line. Brave men from Jensen Beach, Florida came together to help rescue this shark! Another rescue story! The mayor of a town in Turkey, Ismail Yildirim, jumped into the sea

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Weird Water News – February 24, 2017

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by
Quench Weird Water News - February 24

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! An Antarctic glacier lost another chunk of ice! Pine Island Glacier, located in West Antarctica has the potential to raise global sea levels by two feet! Talk about a Freeze Frame! Every February, since 2011, Takhini Hot Pools in Whitehorse, Yukon holds a hair freezing contest. The winner walks away with $700! But where does the water go? The largest lake in California, Lake Berryessa has a spillway that is mesmerizing the locals! Skiing is definitely different than training on rollerblades – A Venezuelan skier with hardly any slope experience tried his best at the 2017 FIS Nordic

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Weird Water News – February 17, 2017

Posted on February 17th, 2017 by
Quench Weird Water News - February 17

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! A student at Thousand Islands high school in New York was benched from his baseball game because he was rescuing a stranded fisherman from an ice slab and missed the team bus! Sometimes, multitasking isn’t the smartest idea… Take this water skier’s word for it – he tried to chug a beer while water skiing. Spoiler alert: he face planted really hard in the water! In Hanahan, South Carolina, an alligator has been named “Trump-a-gator” because of his orange-tinted color. Speaking of orange… Less than six months after the games ended, one of the pools used at the

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Weird Water News – February 10, 2017

Posted on February 10th, 2017 by
Quench Weird Water News - Feb 10

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Talk about a hot selfie! A man in Hawaii swims extremely close to hot lava all while holding his selfie stick! Epic Snowball Fight – Hundreds of University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus students had a crazy snowball fight after they got 14 inches of snow! A new World Record! Over 1,900 people joined hands to float simultaneously for 30 seconds in the salty waters of Lake Epecuen, in Beunos Aires set a new Guinness Book of Records world record. Let’s go sledding – this otter is enjoying the snow by sliding down a snowy hill. Move over

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Weird Water News – February 3, 2017

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by
Quench Weird Water News - February 3 2017

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! These Australians created a never-ending Slip ‘N Slide using a motorized clothesline! We have another event besides the Super Bowl to look forward to this weekend! Thirteen states are participating in the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship in Wisconsin; judging takes place Saturday morning. The director of Titanic, James Cameron, settles the 20 year debate on “could Jack have survived”. Cameron disputes the Mythbusters’ theory of tying the life-vests to the large, wooden door. Cameron said the idea is just crazy and there’s no way Jack could have survived doing that in the 28-degree water! A family in

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