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Weird Water News – May 19, 2017

Posted on May 19th, 2017 by

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! The beach is back in town! An Irish community that lost a beach filled with hotels and guest houses in 1984 now has its’ beach back! What should you do if you find an iguana in your toilet? Call 911! That’s exactly what this Florida woman did when she came across the reptile! It’s called Land Rover for a reason! A man brought his Land Rover on to beach at the Jersey Shore, right next to the water to take pictures. Little did he know, the sand would try swallow his car! May we suggest ditching the bottle

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Weird Water News – May 12, 2017

Posted on May 12th, 2017 by

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! This week is Drinking Water Week! The American Water Works Association have celebrated this week for more than 40 years! Talk about a scary message! A helicopter crew over a California beach spoke over a loud speaker, telling the beach-goers to exit the water in a calm manner as about 15 great white sharks were swimming with them! Could this become more popular than Coachella? A Drinking Water Festival in Madison County had about 1,600 students and teachers show up! Two students from College of Canyons participated in the college’s biannual MakeFaire competition. They created a water filtration

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Guess Who is Going to NFMT High-Performance Buildings & Workplaces?

Posted on May 15th, 2017 by
Quench is exhibiting at NFMT High-Performance Buildings & Workplaces

Quench is! We are getting ready (and excited) to exhibit at this week’s NFMT High-Performance Buildings & Workplaces this week in Arlington, TX! Make sure you stop by Booth 513 to grab a glass of Quench filtered water and Chewblet® ice! Held annually, NFMT High-Performance Buildings & Workplaces is one of the industry’s leading educational resource for facilities looking to be smarter, more sustainable, and healthier! Part tradeshow, part continuing education conference, NFMT High-Performance Buildings & Workplaces showcases the emerging trends and best practices to optimize building performance. Learn more about the show here. Talk to a Quench Water Expert at Booth 513 to learn about the free-standing filtered water cooler Quench 750 and the free-standing chewable ice dispenser Quench

Weird Water News – May 5, 2017

Posted on May 5th, 2017 by
Quench Weird Water News - weird water feature

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! In 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue… But in 2017 treasure hunters believe they found his ship’s anchor! Just popping on by for a quick visit! A visitor to Newfoundland’s Northern Peninsula took photos of a rare visitor – a walrus! Move over watching paint dry – time for Alaska’s favorite spring guessing contest! In Nenana, Alaska, thousands of people pay $2.50 to guess when the ice on the Tanana River moves out to sea in a tradition that started in 1916. The water looked so nice – can you blame him? A California man captured a

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Weird Water News- April 28, 2017

Posted on April 28th, 2017 by
Quench Weird Water News - April 28

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Who knew that drinking seafood could taste so good?! A brewery in southwest England created a beer inspired by seafood, specifically lobster! This city wants to reduce water bottle litter, maybe they got the idea from one of our Quench machines! Leaders in Newport, Rhode Island are proposing the idea of adding water bottle refilling stations throughout the city! SeaWorld San Diego gets a cute, cuddly surprise! A baby sea lion was unexpectedly born to a sick mother. A team discovered the pup on Wednesday when they went over to check on the mother. Finally, a reusable water

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Concerned About Lead in Your Water?

Posted on May 1st, 2017 by
Quench Lead Reduction Filter Solutions

Lead is a naturally occurring heavy metal found in all parts of the environment – air, soil, and water – and has been used for centuries in the manufacture of a wide variety of products including ceramics, pipes and plumbing materials, gasoline, batteries, ammunition, and cosmetics. Prior to 1986, the majority of drinking water infrastructure – interior and exterior pipes, fixtures, and solder – was lead-based. Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, which was passed by Congress to protect public health by regulating the nation’s public drinking water supply and its sources, municipal water systems in the U.S. routinely test and treat water for a wide variety of contaminants, including lead. But as recent news stories have illuminated, lead and

Weird Water News- April 21, 2017

Posted on April 21st, 2017 by

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Here is a great reason to switch to Quench’s bottleless water coolers! Plastic pollution has made its way into the food chain. Scientist estimate there could be as much as 110 million tons of plastic trash in the ocean! Forget watching paint dry – let’s watch this iceberg float! A huge iceberg made a guest appearance in a Canadian town, drawing hundreds of people to watch it. Maybe she should have called him on his cell phone – Mesha Collins was charged with breaking into Drake’s home to drink some water from his water bottles! Drake has asked

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Weird Water News- April 14, 2017

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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! This is definitely not a method for water treatment! A dog was rescued from a water treatment plant in California. Ooho! The future is looking crazy with edible water bottles! These small, bubble-like spheres are an interesting alternative to water bottles. Talk about environmentally friendly! This Vancouver aquarium is not allowing guests to bring plastic water bottles into the facility! Also, the aquarium is no longer selling plastic water bottles on the premise. From air to water?? Scientists have come up with a device that can produce water from air by using only sunlight! Taking a swim over

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Weird Water News – April 7, 2017

Posted on April 7th, 2017 by
Quench Weird Water News - April 7

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Cute flats and helping the environment – where do we sign up?! San Francisco residents Roth Martin and Stephen Hawthornthwaite have launched a show company, Rothy which sells stylish flats made from recycled water bottles! Call Nev and Max because this is crazy! A catfish falls from the sky and lands in this family’s pool! Crikey it’s a croc! Or is it? A TV crew in Australia had a moment of panic when they discovered a crocodile lurking around the flooded town while they were filming, but it was just a partially submerged lawn ornament! Sounds like an

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Weird Water News – March 31, 2017

Posted on March 31st, 2017 by
Weird Water News - March 31

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! This teen takes “impressing girls” to a new level. An Australian backpacker jumped into a crocodile-infested river to impress the woman he likes! This adorable little girl gives a water heater a hug, thinking it’s a robot! These paddleboarders got surprise visitors right off the coast of St. Petersburg, Florida.  A group of manatees swam right up to a woman and her friends! What a save! This lemon shark continued to nudge a scuba diver to get his attention. The scuba diver saw a hook stuck in the shark, and safely removed it! A real life Sharknado! A

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