Yoda: Tolodo Water Toxins

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Water in Toledo found to contain toxin; emergency declared

With 600,000 people at the west end of Lake Erie advised Saturday not to drink their tap water due to the presence of a toxin, experts here said water remains safe.

“There’s no cause for alarm here,” said Paul Whittam, director of water quality services at the Erie County Water Authority. “Water quality is excellent on this end of the lake.”

Water at a Toledo, Ohio, treatment plant has tested positive for microcystin, a toxin known to cause liver and kidney damage, leaving thousands of Ohio residents without water and prompting a state of emergency Saturday.

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Berto Jongman: No Drinking Water by 2040? Need Global Energy Paradigm Shift! Privatization is NOT the Answer

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‘There Will Be No Water’ by 2040? Researchers Urge Global Energy Paradigm Shift

Reports: World Faces ‘Insurmountable’ Water Shortage

by Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Common Dreams, 30 July 2014

The world risks an “insurmountable” water crisis by 2040 without an immediate and significant overhaul of energy consumption and demand, a research team reported on Wednesday.

“There will be no water by 2040 if we keep doing what we’re doing today,” said Professor Benjamin Sovacool of Denmark’s Aarhus University, who co-authored two reports on the world’s rapidly decreasing sources of freshwater.

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