By: Brett Walton, Writer Posted on Thursday, January 05, 2012
News headlines are often dominated by the big, unexpected events — BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, for example, or Japan’s earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear catastrophes in 2011 — but some events come with advance warning. Here is a preview of the water news to look for in 2012.
PEORIA — Was it the portentous pall of the November afternoon or an avant-garde episode of effluential angst that inspired Circle of Blue producer Eric Daigh to bring his inefficient toilet out of the water closet once and for all?
For every urban mile a person treads, a tangle of pipes curls beneath the surface upon which she steps. “Liquid Assets,” a documentary produced by Pennsylvania State University, chronicles the current status of the infrastructure that delivers water
Described as water’s Inconvenient Truth, recently released documentary For the Love of Water (FLOW) takes important steps toward provoking public discussion around the crisis threatening one of humanity’s most critical resources.