Almost everything on our planet, with minor exceptions, utilizes water in one way or another. In addition to hydration, there are endless ways in which humans use water.
In the late nineteenth century, public water systems began to develop throughout the world. Of course, attempts at water transportation and sanitation have occurred since the dawn of civilization. However, the increased growth of cities, particularly in America and Europe, helped usher in a new era for public works during the Second Industrial Revolution. Although
As the largest city of New Jersey, Newark is still mostly known as a gritty, blue-collar port; a reputation that has remained relatively the same over the past few decades. Founded in the late 1600s by Puritans, it’s one of the oldest cities in the United States of America. And with age, comes baggage. For
On Saturday, June 8, World Oceans Day takes place. An observed event for close to three decades, #WorldOceansDay has been an effort to regulate the increasing global climate, as well to influence change against the dangerous tide of destruction that has tainted our waters (and endless species) since industrialization. At Mitte, we call on citizens
In 1974, the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was enacted to safeguard the protection of tap water in the United States of America. The act is an instrumental federal law that ushered in a new era for Americans: one that has significantly improved the safety of tap water for consumption and cooking, as well as
Whether you’re shopping in person like it’s 1984 or ordering from a monopolistic delivery service, it’s easy to see the diverse range of water varieties available to consumers in 2019. These carbonated alternatives are in addition to tap water (if you’re lucky enough to trust it), with one of the biggest downfalls being the environmental
It has been said that “nothing exists alone” in nature. On April 22, those throughout the world came together for Earth Day, celebrated annually since 1970. The theme this year, “Protect Our Species,” was a reminder to the billions of humans that call this planet home. Like every year, it was a plea for a
On March 28, we brought together some leaders and advocates in the local hardware scene for Hardware nation, an event that celebrated everything hardware.