George Zalcman
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Water shortage coming? New product coming out...Stay Tuned

At least 36 states are expected to face water shortages within the next five years, according to U.S. government estimates. Available freshwater supplies are dwindling across the country due to rising temperatures and droughts, while increasing sprawl, population and inefficient resource usage are leading to rising demand.

"Is it a crisis? If we don't do some decent water planning, it could be," said Jack Hoffbuhr, executive director of the American Water Works Association. Rising temperatures due to global warming have increased evaporation rates across the country and reduced the availability of important water sources. One of these is the Sierra Nevada snowpack, which supplies a significant portion of California's water. Across the West, similar trends are expected to reduce flows of the Colorado River, which supplies water for seven states.

Meanwhile, rising sea levels are expected to cause saltwater to infiltrate freshwater aquifers in coastal states, rendering that water unusable.

California uses about 23 trillion gallons of fresh water per year. The United States as a whole uses more than 148 trillion gallons for all purposes, including agriculture, manufacturing and other uses.

Other threatened regions include the Midwest, where the Great Lakes are shrinking, and upstate New York, where reservoir levels have fallen to record lows. Georgia's crisis has already arrived, and Florida's is expected to hit soon.

While Florida has no shortage of rainfall, widespread draining and paving of the region's natural wetlands has left the water unable to drain back into the soil. As a consequence, the state is forced to flush millions of gallons of water into the ocean per year to avert floods. The state's environmental chief, Michael Sole, has asked the Florida legislature to increase the use of reclaimed wastewater. Other states are encouraging measures such as desalinization, but it is widely accepted that conservation is the cheapest alternative.

Even with such measures, the forecast is not expected to improve. "Unfortunately, there's just not going to be any more cheap water," said Randy Brown, utilities director for Pompano Beach, Fla.

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Air To Water Is Here

Welcome To Air To Water Systems


We are committed to make the planet healthier. At Water Systems Only, Inc. we believe that we each have a personal responsibility to do our part to make the world a better and safer place for our children and future generations.


Over one billion people lack access to a safe supply of drinking water. Water-related diseases are some of the leading causes of death and disease in… Continue

Posted on September 21, 2008 at 6:45am

Facing The Fresh Water Crisis

BIG SQUEEZE: On the world's freshwater resources looms as populations mushroom and incomes rise.

Global freshwater resources are threatened by rising demands from many quarters. Growing populations need ever more water for drinking, hygiene, sanitation, food production and industry. Climate change, meanwhile, is expected to contribute to droughts.

Policymakers need to figure out how to supply water without degrading the natural ecosystems that provide it.

Existing low-tech… Continue

Posted on August 20, 2008 at 3:49am

Pollution In The Environment

Pollutants from industrial sources often emerge from the outfall pipes of factories and may leak from pipelines and underground storage tanks. Polluted water flows from mines where the water has leached through mineral-rich rocks or has been contaminated by the chemicals used in processing the ores. Cities and other residential communities contribute mostly sewage, with traces of household chemicals mixed in. Sometimes industries discharge pollutants into city sewers, increasing the variety of… Continue

Posted on August 18, 2008 at 9:18pm

The Real Cost Of Bottled Water

San Franciscans and other Bay Area residents enjoy some of the nation's highest quality drinking water, with pristine Sierra snowmelt from the Hetch Hetchy reservoir as our primary source. Every year, our water is tested more than 100,000 times to ensure that it meets or exceeds every standard for safe drinking water. And yet we still buy bottled water. Why?

Maybe it's because we think bottled water is cleaner and somehow better, but that's not true. The federal standards for tap… Continue

Posted on August 18, 2008 at 9:05pm

Water Crisis To Be Biggest World Risk

A catastrophic water shortage could prove an even bigger threat to mankind this century than soaring food prices and the relentless exhaustion of energy reserves, according to a panel of global experts at the Goldman Sachs "Top Five Risks" conference.

The melting of Himalayan glaciers threatens the water supply to the world's rivers

Nicholas (Lord) Stern, author of the Government's Stern Review on the economics of climate change, warned that underground aquifers could run… Continue

Posted on August 18, 2008 at 8:58pm

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At 5:44am on August 17, 2008, Ginny Williams said…
Hi George! Thanks for accepting my invite. You know I'm involved with Direct Matches, which is business networking site and I don't think I've ever seen anyone advertising what you offer. This could be a great opportunity for you and your business. Please chek it out at:.
Have a blessed day!
At 5:13pm on August 16, 2008, Ginny Williams said…
Hello and welcome to the community! Look forward to chatting with you. I too, live in Florida.
At 2:11pm on August 16, 2008, Kim Beal said…
George, that would be great,

I'll try you on Monday at some point.

Did I tell you I have family in Florida?
Deerfield Beach and St. Augustine.

Your site looks great, very interesting....

Kim Beal

At 8:32pm on August 15, 2008, Kim Beal said…
Hi George,

Welcome to the site!

Check out my website, you might just find it a great addition to your current business....

Kim Beal
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At 3:53pm on August 14, 2008, Joseph S. White, Pharm.D. said…
thanks george. glad to see an environmentally conscious individual using their talents to improve our lives. your efforts & the efforts of others like you are greatly appreciated my friend>
At 6:38pm on August 13, 2008, Joseph S. White, Pharm.D. said…
I'm fairly new to the Startup Biz Network! Just wanted to pass on prayers for health & prosperity. Feel free to add me as a friend & visit Take care. See you at the top!!
At 9:24pm on August 12, 2008, Shawn Lavell said…

Have you got around to looking at my site!


At 5:18pm on August 11, 2008, Shawn Lavell said…

Tried to contact you at the number you gave - your Cell Direct - got a woman and she said there was No George at that listing.

Tell you what - if you are truly interested in making some money call me direct @ 905.902.5629

At 3:42pm on August 11, 2008, Shawn Lavell said…
Thanks George,

I will do that - if would be ok with you I will do a 3 way with you! Since you are an American Citizen - I will get you on the phone with a successful RTA from Florida. I am a Canadian. But thsi is truly a fantastic opportunity - We are expanding Internationally - Talk of the Uk being opened.

The business is a little different down in the USA - they have more products and what not!

TTY soon,

At 10:45pm on August 10, 2008, Linda P. Morton said…
Hi George,

I'm going to be tied up the first of the week. But I'll get in touch with you around the middle of the week. Is there a time that is not good for you?

I look forward to visiting with you soon.



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