How The Future of Water Fits into Biden’s Climate Agenda

By aquagenuity_production | March 31, 2021

When Joe Biden is sworn in on January 20th, he will be faced with one of the greatest challenges in modern history: confronting the ongoing and worsening climate crisis, and environmental injustice around the country. While his predecessor spent much of his time in office rolling back climate regulations and disempowering federal regulators, President-elect Biden…

Traveling? Here Are the Top Cities With the Poorest Water Quality

By aquagenuity_production | March 19, 2021

Americans love to travel. There are hundreds of beautiful sites, exciting adventures, beaches, mountains, and roads to explore across the U.S. that attract people from around the world. But wherever your travels take you, no matter what sites you see, one thing is for sure: you will need to drink water on your journey. Our…

Contaminated Water Could Threaten The Immune System. Did This Contribute to the COVID-19 Pandemic?

By aquagenuity_production | March 10, 2021

There is no shortage of disturbing news these days, especially pertaining to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and global health crisis. But could contaminants in our water have contributed to some of the social and public health disparities we have seen throughout the pandemic?  The racial and socioeconomic inequities in the COVID-19 pandemic are well-documented. Black,…

February is “American Heart Month.” How Is Your Home Water Quality Impacting Your Cardiovascular Health?

By aquagenuity_production | February 20, 2021

February is American Heart Month, a time for many Americans to pause and consider how their lifestyle, diet, and family history might affect their cardiovascular health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans, accounting for 1 in 4 deaths in the United States. Additionally, the healthcare costs of heart disease are staggering:…

Climate Change and Water Quality

By aquagenuity_production | September 18, 2020

Climate change significantly (and often negatively) impacts the water cycle. Unusual changes in weather patterns directly affect the amount and quality of available water.  Flooding: Increased water flows & precipitation leads to increased runoff, which increases the amount of industrial and agricultural pollutants from land activities that end up in source water. Much of this…

5 Biggest Myths About Water Quality

By aquagenuity_production | September 11, 2020

We’re here to reveal the 5 Most Common Myths About Water Quality. This post may be shocking. (70% of our readers say it is.) First, a 6th myth that didn’t make our list: Myth: “The government agencies and powers that be can handle water quality monitoring, and there’s nothing for me to do.” Fact: The President’s Council on…

Clean Water for All: The History of United Nations World Water Day

By aquagenuity_production | August 20, 2020

Clean Water for All: The History of United Nations World Water Day On March 22, millions of people around the world celebrated United Nations World Water Day. You probably saw posts on your Instagram Account that looked like this: As we remember communities around the world who still need access to clean water, we’d like…

How Aquagenuity (Where Water meets Ingenuity) Was Born

By aquagenuity_production | August 20, 2020

I’m Doll Avant, Founder and CEO of Aquagenuity. Most of us remember when the contaminated water crisis in Flint, MI hit national headlines in 2016. When I heard the news, I, like most Americans, was shocked. But as a data scientist and a graduate of Harvard University, I wanted a better understanding of what was…