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Weird Water News – September 8, 2017

Posted on September 8th, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Do not try this at home! A recent search of a New York home’s basement led to the discovery of 7 sandbar sharks swimming inside an above ground pool. They are definitely on double-secret probation! Fraternity brothers of Phi Delta Theta at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology were cited for operating a nightclub, complete with indoor waterfall, inside their fraternity house! An underwater UFO? Local beachgoers of Westerly, RI hired an excavator to dig up a mysterious giant metal starfish with 8 legs embedded in the sand off the coast, but even when it brought out of water,

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Weird Water News – September 1, 2017

Posted on September 1st, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Brains in the water?! Scientists have found mysterious slimy brain-like blobs in the lagoon water of Stanley Park in Vancouver, Canada. Curb Alert! Council wardens in Smethwick, England found an abandoned barge blocking a footpath! Sometimes all you can do is laugh… In the midst of the historic flooding in Houston, a homeowner catches a fish in his living room! What a catch! French police pulled a stolen blue Peugeot 104 from a murky swamp to return it to the owner – 38 years after it was stolen! A rainbow of lobsters! A rare yellow lobster joined other

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Weird Water News – August 25, 2017

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! One more reason to switch to a Quench Bottleless Water Cooler! A lawsuit filed in Connecticut alleges that “not one drop of Poland Spring Water emanates from a water source that complies with the Food and Drug Administration definition of ‘spring water’”! Not a bad way to spend the cold winter – Goldfish and its wild relative, crucian carp, survive freezing water temperatures by getting drunk! Is it Blue from Blue’s Clues?! A number of stray dogs in Mumbai have turned a bright shade of blue from wading through the water of the Kasadi River, where untreated dye

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Weird Water News – August 11, 2017

Posted on August 11th, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! I would wait awhile before heading back into the ocean if I was this kid! A teenager who went for a swim at a Melbourne beach emerged with his feet covered in blood and marine experts are stumped! Totally on-board for this makeover! The town of Hamburg, New York has launched a campaign to rejuvenate an old water tower by painting it like a hamburger! Find your beach! Recent studies show that people who live near the coasts are generally healthier and happier! Seattle is in a bit of a dry spell! A historically rainy city, Seattle has

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Updated Database for Water Quality Reports

Posted on August 8th, 2017 by
Updated Database for Water Quality Reports

In the recent years, with the growing awareness of contaminants in drinking water in certain communities, it is only natural to wonder if that glass of refreshing water you pour on a hot summer day is safe to drink. Luckily, there is a new way to take out the element of uncertainty when it comes to your drinking water. People who drink water provided by their local water utility can consult a newly updated online database to search test results from 50,000 water authorities, across the United States. On the website, you can find your state and zip code and all the water authorities in that area are listed showing the concentration of contaminants that are found in that water

Weird Water News – August 4, 2017

Posted on August 4th, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Romans are about to be thirsty! ACEA, Rome’s water company, says it will no longer be able to provide residents with water a whole 24 hours a day! You might want to make sure your grab your water bottle out of your car…..with the intense summer heat, there have been reports of water bottles creating the risk of starting a fire in cars! If you are looking to fish this weekend I suggest avoiding McLoud Run Creek! A water main break releasing a harmful chemical caused about 2000 fish to turn up dead in the creek. Don’t tell

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Majority of Americans Worry About Clean Drinking Water

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 by
Majority of Americans Worry About Clean Drinking Water

What do you think is most important to you? Would you rather be drinking clean water or breathing clean air? Imagine if you had to be concerned about the world’s most precious resource, your drinking water, is actually harming your health. A new public study conducted in May found that Americans are starting to realize just how important clean water is to them and how significant steps need to be made in order to ensure clean drinking water in America. Nationwide Issue One of the most prominent things that this study found is that clean drinking water is more important than clean air to Americans. The study included the opinions of the nation’s general population as well as experts in

Banning the Bottle: Houston Zoo

Posted on August 3rd, 2017 by
Banning the Bottle: Houston Zoo

The latest in the Ban the Bottle movement comes out of the Lone Star State. The Houston Zoo, who in 2015 removed plastic bags in the gift shops to protect animals in the wild, has now eliminated single-use plastic water bottles from all concession stands at the zoo! The Houston Zoo, which started off as two animal display back in 1922, is now the second most-visited zoo in the Nation. The latest environmental efforts by the zoo comes as no surprise. The Houston Zoo supports more than a dozen conservation projects in Texas and across the globe that assist in the survival of endangered wildlife and habitats. With the elimination of single-use plastic water bottles, the environmental impact will be

Quench Products: Benefits of Renting Vs. Purchasing

Posted on August 1st, 2017 by
Quench Products: Benefits of Renting Vs. Purchasing

People often wonder if they should be renting or buying a machine. Here at Quench we believe that renting one of our machines is the best option but here are some of the factors to take into consideration when deciding what office water cooler or ice machine is right for you. Renting filtered water cooler or commercial ice machine: Cost-effective, flexible office water and ice solution Installation by a certified service technician included with rental fee Preventive maintenance, repairs, and filter changes included in rental fee Older machines can be upgraded to newer machines for little to no extra cost No hassles or worries about when to change the filter, schedule maintenance, or what to do when the machine isn’t

Weird Water News – July 28, 2017

Posted on July 28th, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Maybe the man in the moon is in a bathtub? A new study from Brown University contends that the deep interior of the moon contains water! Nice air, man! Scuba diver Craig Capehart captured breathtaking footage of a 40-ton adult humpback whale breaching completely out of the ocean water off the coast of Mbotyi in southeastern South Africa. You might be a redneck… when your friends convert the back of your pickup truck into a mobile swimming pool! Snow in July? Polar bear mom and cub at the Ranua Wildlife Park in Finland’s northern Lapland had a special

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