clean water 

Girl's Dream of Providing Poor With Clean Water Comes True, Even After Her Tragic Death

A girl's goal to raise $300 for a nonprofit clean water group was cut tragically short when the 9-year-old died last week in car crash. Rachel Beckwith, of Bellevue, Wash., needed about $80 to complete her goal of sending the money to charity:...Donations are pouring in, honoring a young girl who was tragically killed.

California Second Grader Sets Goal for Clean Water Worldwide

Riley Goodfellow, 8, ate 25 dinners of rice and beans to help raise money provide clean water worldwide. Credit: Sarah Goodfellow
When Riley Goodfellow took a trip to Guatemala with her parents last summer, she was struck by how many people the...

Some dishwasher detergents banned in Washington state

What are the two chores in a household that are never really finished? Dishes and laundry. Throw in a couple of kids and suddenly a dishwasher becomes very, very important. (Or is it just me?) Families in the Washington counties of Whatcom and Spokan...

Family drinks wastewater for months

They say that what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger. Somehow I doubt that is any consolation to the Jain family, who recently discovered that the tap water they have been drinking for the past five months was actually treated waste water. Vinay J...


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