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Speak Up for Safe Water on Blog Action Day

By John R. Platt

"We see America at a crossroads where water will become either our next looming resource crisis or a foundation of strength and stability for the 21st Century," says Ricki Weisberg Ndege, communications director for Green for All.

Speak Up for Safe Water on Blog Action Day

Water droplet by Denis Green via Stock.xchng

Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink. But there are plenty of water-related issues for bloggers to write about.

This Friday, Oct. 15, bloggers around the world will be talking about water and the many issues related to it as part of the fourth annual Blog Action Day. It's a chance for people, corporations and nonprofits to come together to talk about one of the most important issues facing the planet today. Because, believe it or not, the lack of clean water is responsible for an astonishing 42,000 human deaths every week around the world.

Blog Action Day started in 2007, the brainchild of founders Collis & Cyan Ta'eed. That year, they talked about the broad issue of the environment. In 2008 bloggers waxed on poverty, and in 2009, addressed climate change.

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