Drought Relief with Water Independence

Pacheco, California (EastBayDaily) — EcoloBlue is pleased to introduce the new EcoloBlue™ 1000 in an effort to offer relief from the impact of the current drought on American families. The EcoloBlue 1000 harvests water from the air producing 40 liters of water every hour and is equipped with a new Programmable Logic Control (PLC) integration. Harvesting water humidity liberates any area from reliance upon both well and municipal water that is impacted during drought. Incorporating solar panels or a diesel generator will allow water independence in a mobile or fixed environment.

“It's time to think wisely about where our water comes from, who puts what into it, where it goes, and who is responsible for it,” she says, "Fresh water is the most significant political, economic, and ethical problem that the United States and the world will face in the 21st century,” Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton "Remarks in Honor of World Water Day" George C. Marshall Auditorium, Washington, DC, March 22, 2012.

According to National Climatic Data Center, 55 percent of the United States is now in moderate to severe drought. Current drought conditions surpass the record set in December 1956. No relief is in sight and the extreme drought is expected to continue. This drought will affect millions of Americans with increased food prices and water quality issues. As published by Bloomberg Online, "“It might be a $50 billion event for the economy as it blends into everything over the next four quarters,” said Michael Swanson, agricultural economist at Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) in Minneapolis, the largest commercial agriculture lender. “Instead of retreating from record highs, food prices will advance.”

Food prices are and will continue to skyrocket. The major contributing factor is the drought effect on the corn crop, 75% of the food that you buy in stores has some type of corn additive. As of July 17, 2012 Corn prices were up 35%. Additionally, Cattle ranchers are losing as much as $200 dollars per animal.

Water quality will be comprised due to the lack of recycled atmospheric water. Ground water, which is found in aquifers below the surface of the Earth, is one of the Nation's most important natural resources. Ground water is used to provide a large portion of the Nation's population with drinking water, it provides business and industries water for their purposes, and is used extensively for irrigation.

The water level in aquifers that supply a well and municipalities are directly impacted by a number of factors. Droughts, seasonal variations in rainfall, and pumping affect the height of the underground water levels. If a well is pumped at a faster rate than the aquifer around it is recharged by precipitation or other underground flow, then water levels in the well will decline. This decline will certainly happen during drought, due to the extreme deficit of rain. The water level in a well can also be lowered if other wells near it are withdrawing too much water. Drought interrupts the water cycle.

Water Cycle:

Water covers more than 80 percent of the earth’s surface. It is found in oceans, lakes, rivers, and underground in aquifers. The water that exists today is the same water that existed billions of years ago. This is because water is a limited renewable resource. Water is a renewable resource because it moves through the oceans, rivers, ground, and atmosphere. It falls from the sky as rain or snow when the atmosphere is saturated. Precipitation that falls on the land enters the groundwater through percolation or travels to streams, rivers, and lakes as runoff. Water in streams and rivers is carried to the oceans, where it evaporates and forms clouds—where the cycle starts all over again.

Drought and Water Supply:

Drought can disrupt the public water supply blending ratio that blends substandard and better-quality water in order to achieve compliance with drinking water standards. In areas where there are aquifers, heavy pumping causes water levels to get so low that the wells used to provide better quality water will no longer produce enough for blending in the correct proportion.

Drought and Ground Water Quality:

Drought has a cumulative effect on ground water quality. Agricultural areas that utilize constant irrigation increases water hardness causing additional water quality issues.

Contamination risk increase during drought. According to the EPA, if crops, weeds, algae and bacteria fail to capture nitrates and break down pesticides, those concentrated contaminants will be carried down to ground water at a later time.

Global Solution:

EcoloBlue, Inc. is the leader in atmospheric water production and although we cannot solve the world's drought problem our technology will alleviate some of your drought stress and provide you with 99.9% pure water for you and your family by using patented technology to harvest the moisture in the air and filtering it through a 12 stage process. EcoloBlue provides a global solution, Me Thierry Mayard-Paul inaugurated the EcoloBlue Industrial 1000 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Fort-Liberte, Haiti.

About EcoloBlue Life & Energy:

EcoloBlue offers a sustainable product line that includes solar, wind, water and biodegradable plastics – with a major emphasis on renewable water filtration, purification and delivery.

Flagships Product:

The EcoloBlue Industrial AWG's produce from 250 to 6000 liters of water every day. The EcoloBlue 1000 harvests water from the air, producing 40 liters of filtered water from the atmosphere and is equipped with a new Programmable Logic Control (PLC) integration. Incorporating solar panels or a diesel generator will allow for water independence. The EcoloBlue 1000 or any EcoloBlue Industrial Unit can be operated in a mobile or fixed environment. Custom configurations are available.

The EcoloBlue 30™ is a sleek, state-of-the-art atmospheric water generator (AWG) that eliminates reliance on municipal water systems, well water or any other standard water source. Air is the only water source required for the EcoloBlue 30™. Once it pulls humidity out of the air, it filters and purifies the water. The EcoloBlue 30™ sustainably delivers a continuous supply of delicious, 99.9% pure water quietly, energy efficiently, without plastic bottles.


Lisa Pelton

Lisa Pelton
EcoloBlue, Inc.

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