The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weird water news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories!
- Producing electricity from cheese? GreenWhey Energy has found a process to use Wisconsin’s chesse wastewater to produce enough electricity to power about 3,000 homes.
- Cloud juice? Richard Heinichen, owner of Tank Town, collects and sells “bottled cloud juice” – also known as rainwater – to local cafes and hotels in Austin, TX.
- Everyone has heard of the Man in the Moon, but what about the Face in the Wave? Photographer Simon Emmett was taking pictures near the harbor in Lyme Regis, England as a storm rolled onto England’s shores and managed to capture a face in an ocean wave.
- A real life “Castaway” in the Marshall Islands! He is no Tom Hanks, but Jose Salvador Alvarenga claims he spent 13 months lost at sea, drifting 6,000 miles from Mexico to a remote Pacific atoll and surviving on fish, small birds, sharks and rainwater.
- Hundreds of New York wait staff have been breaking the law for years! A local regulation – specifically Section 20-08 of Chapter 20 of Title 15 of the Rules of the City of New York Governing and Restricting the Use and Supply of Water – prohibits serving water in a restaurant unless a patron requests it. Thankfully the law will be repealed this month.