If you were looking at the Earth from space, you might think that we have plenty of water for everyone. While much of the planet is covered in water, only 3% is fresh. Additionally, only 1% of all water on the planet is fit to be consumed. In addition to the lack of available drinking water, a lot of what we have can easily be contaminated. This is why we have increasing numbers of water treatment companies.
Earlier this year, the National Sanitation Foundation Internationalandnbsp;announced the development of a water filter that uses nanotechnology to rid drinking water of deadly arsenic. They announced they had developed a water pitcher, called the NanoNose, that can