Posts Tagged ‘ World Water Day ’

Sobering realities for World Water Day

March 22, 2012
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Sobering realities for World Water Day

World Water Day is celebrated worldwide today, March 22 and here in Portland on Saturday.  As advocates of sustainable sanitation we have trouble with the custom of using our drinking water to transport our human excreta, household graywater, industrial chemicals, and storm water runoff to the wastewater treatment plant.  Portland’s Bull Run water is...

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How about Walking for Water on March 24?

March 9, 2012
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How about Walking for Water on March 24?

Portlanders will join folks from around the globe on Saturday, March 24 to commemorate World Water Day with a convivial morning of exercise on the waterfront and learning activities at OMSI. Portland’s Fourth Annual Walk for Water  features a non-competitive 5k fun run as well as the simulation of a typical water-gathering experience for...

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We walked for Water (and Sanitation)

March 28, 2011
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We walked for Water (and Sanitation)

Despite the driving rain and the southwind whistling down the Willamette, about 15 PHLUSHers and friends had a great time doing the Walk for Water yesterday.  The annual event organized by Portland Roasting Company to celebrates World Water Day, brings awareness to the pressing need for clean water and adequate sanitation worldwide and raises funds for Portland...

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PHLUSH News Updates

April 1, 2010
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PHLUSH News Updates

PHLUSH News Updates In like a lamb, March went out like a lion, leaving PHLUSHers with a number of new projects. World Water Day Celebration  Recode Oregon threw a great event at SEA Change Gallery on March 22   Great talk by Rep Ben Cannon who sponsored the gray water legislation in Salem. David...

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Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human (PHLUSH) was founded in Portland, Oregon and today collaborates with groups across North America.

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