Is The California Drought Coming To An End?

Orange County Water District General Manager Provides Updates. Sharon Kleyne & Mike Markus Seek Better Education & More New Water Research.

Guest: Mike Markus, General Manager, Orange County Water District in California

It’s great news that California’s three-year drought is ending in most parts of the state and Sharon Kleyne, the nation’s foremost water advocate and host of the nationally syndicated The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica, sponsored by Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® recently visited with Mike Marcus, General Manager of California’s Orange County Water District to hear updates from the state’s battle with drought.

Markus, who has worked in his position since 2007 and is a Hollywood native who moved as a child to Orange County, explained to Kleyne and her audience that the Orange County Water District manages, replenishes and protects the Orange County Groundwater Basin. This is the county’s largest source of drinking water. The basin—270 square miles in size—delivers approximately 75% of the water supply to 2.4 million residents in north and central Orange County. Markus also talked at length about the fact that his district does a great job educating people about where the water comes from. He specifically mentioned one outreach program, the Children’s Water Education Festival, a rollicking two-day event attracting thousands of people to talks and interactive displays.

Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, has for years encouraged listeners and others to experience a new, healthy Water Life Science® lifestyle. She encouraged more education and honest reportage. “Too many people are ignorant of the facts,” said Kleyne. “Then they get dismissive. They say ‘oh, it’s only water’. Well, you might just as well say, ‘it’s only life’. Believe me,” said Kleyne, “we have run out of wiggle room on this issue. If the global water crisis gets much worse, we’ll have to contend with billions of people whose health will have suffered because they’re dehydrated due to excessive evaporation of their water body vapor. At the same time,” Kleyne added, “over-evaporation of earth’s water vapor will severely compromise the air we breathe.” Kleyne praised Markus and his district for doing so much to expand education opportunities in water and developing new technology for smarter water use.

Markus shared that the Orange County District has come to rely more and more on recycled water, specifically waste water that is, after an advanced filtration process, converted into distilled water. Orange County’s is the first facility to use reverse osmosis in this process.

“The people of Orange County have a right to clean, healthy water,” Markus concluded. “We have the technology and we have the experience. Now we need the commitment from elected officials to invest in water and water education for all.”


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Irish Expert Teaches Breathing Through The Nose

Patrick McKeown Leads Breathing Revolution from Galway, Ireland. Irish Tedtalker Says Breathing through Your Nose Improves Health.

Guest: Patrick McKeown (in Galway, Ireland)

When Patrick McKeown of Galway, Ireland was just a lad of five or six, he was diagnosed with asthma. While other boys ran across the fields and played soccer, McKeown retired to a lonely bench in the shade where he tried to rest his wheezing lungs. All through his school and academic career, McKeown suffered acutely. His asthma made him feel tired all the time. Sometimes he would even fall asleep at his desk. School work was hard because concentration was so difficult.

This came as no surprise to Sharon Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on Voice America, who teaches around the globe that we breathe in water vapor with every breath we take and that without that oxygenated water vapor, we cannot live. “There is no eternity without water,” Kleyne is fond of saying, adding that good health also depends on moderate exercise, a good diet, plenty of sleep and drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water a day.

As McKeown entered university, he became more and more interested in exploring and studying different breathing styles while constantly feeling himself that he could not get enough air. This all changed when he discovered the work of Dr. Constantine Buteyko, who emphasized breathing through the nose rather than the mouth to reduce water vapor evaporation (and increase natural hydration), increase sterilizing nitrous oxide in the nasal cavity, relieve dry mouth symptoms and produce restful sleep and increased energy when awake. Studies have shown that breathing through the nose helps people with obstructive sleep apnea and children with ADD, among others. “My mission,” says McKeown, “is to empower people to take control of their own health, well-being and fitness using simple breathing exercises proven to improve body oxygenation.”

In carrying out this mission, McKoewn has authored 8 books, two of which have consistently ranked in the Top 10 at Close Your Mouth and Asthma Free Naturally. Kleyne recommends these and McKeown’s latest book, The Oxygen Advantage, which is already in its third printing. The book is based on 4 years of scientific research and tailors breathing exercises for anyone seeking to improve their fitness and sports performance. It should surprise no one that McKeown trains NFL, GAA and Soccer players in The Oxygen Advantage® Program.

McKeown and water advocate Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, urge people to practice yoga and to concentrate during practice on breathing that is subtle and light. Both agree that breathing through the nose is more beneficial to everyone because it slows down dehydration. When you breathe through your mouth, you quite literally dry out; you evaporate faster. Your water body vapor dries out more quickly. But when you breathe through your nose, which is built to retain water, you and your body are happier, healthier and more resistant to disease. When Kleyne asked if there was any example to show this clearly, McKeown suggested holding up a clear water glass and breathing on it from your mouth; next, breathe on a second clear glass through your nose. You’ll see significantly more moisture on the glass on which you breathed through your mouth.

McKeown can be seen on several Youtube videos, including this Tedtalk appearance in which he demonstrates various breathing techniques


Sharon Kleyne invites you to share your stories of the breath with us. How do you breathe and how does it affect your health? Let’s start the conversation!

Sharon Kleyne Asks: Is Atmospheric Evaporation Out of Control?

Water Advocate Sharon Kleyne Asks What Do You Know about the Atmosphere. Sharon Kleyne Recommends Crash Course in Evaporation for Everyone.

Water advocate Sharon Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science® and host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica, wants you to understand what is going on with earth’s atmosphere, which is mostly water.

Kleyne wants you to imagine water in a closed jar with air space over it. “This is a system of two phases,” Kleyne asserts. “Most of the water is in a liquid phase as a result of the mutual attraction of water molecules.” Kleyne goes on to explain that the molecules are constantly moving. Every now and then, a molecule in the liquid phase creates enough kinetic energy that it is able to break away from the liquid phase and enter the gas phase. The opposite is also true. A vapor molecule collides with the liquid surface and condenses into the liquid. “Now this is a key point to understand,” says Kleyne. “At equilibrium, evaporation and condensation processes exactly balance. There is no net change in the volume of either phase.”

The earth’s atmosphere is a lot like the liquid and gaseous phases in that water glass. Atmospheric collisions between water molecules allow some to condense and others to remain as vapor. “But maintaining some degree of equilibrium is crucial to the process,” says Kleyne. “This is where we need to develop new research and new water technology to save our atmosphere and our beleaguered planet.” Kleyne urges education as the way to make a difference. “The more we learn about water,” says Kleyne, “the closer to better health and a rosy future we’ll be.”

And what happens if the atmosphere completely evaporates? Kleyne makes it clear that you do not want to see that scenario come true because it will spell doom for every living creature on the earth.

Our Evaporating Atmosphere & Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®

Water Advocate Sharon Kleyne Teaches Importance of Atmosphere. Sharon Kleyne Recommends Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® for Dry Eye Disease.

Water advocate Sharon Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science® and host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on Voice America is sounding the alarm. “Our atmosphere is not just some vague Thing up there over our heads,” Kleyne said. “It’s a living organism that is mostly water and it is all around us. It is everywhere.”

“We need the water vapor in that atmosphere when we breathe,” Kleyne continued, “in order to stay healthy and alive, but this life source is in trouble because of all the pollution we send into it.” Kleyne is especially concerned about the eyes, which are so vulnerable. “Dry eye disease has become a multi-billion dollar business,” said Kleyne’ “billions of people worldwide suffer from these terrible symptoms.” The symptoms include allergies, smog and other air pollution, artificial environments (air conditioning), headache and itchiness, Dr eye disease can even result in blindness and such cases are on the rise,” said Kleyne.

Fortunately there is one product and one product only available on the global marketplace that addresses dry eye symptoms with effective, 100% pure water. Developed by Kleyne and the research center at Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® soothes the symptoms of dry eye disease with a micron-mist of 100% pure tissue culture grade water. When the tear lenses in your eyes, which are naturally 99% water, have lost too much of their natural moisture as a result of evaporation, Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® supplements the tear lenses and restores healthy natural water levels in the eyes. Evaporation itself is a natural life process, yet you must supplement, or replace, the evaporated eye water at least several times a day.

Thousands of international optometrists, physicians, research scientists and ophthalmologists recommend Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® for people suffering from dry eye disease. Unlike Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®, eye drop manufacturers must admit that their product solutions for dry eye symptoms all contain chemicals. The chemicals can make the product habit-forming; they can even make worse your dry eye condition. Because eye drops contain chemicals, they can only trap moisture. Eye drops cannot replace or replenish water that evaporates from your eye. Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® always improves dry eye symptoms because it doesn’t just trap the water that is left in your eyes; Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® replenishes and supplements the water your eyes need to feel good and function at peak efficiency. Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® consists of 100% pure tissue culture grade water and nothing else. There are no chemicals that irritate and sting.

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Sharon Kleyne would like you to share your personal stories about your eyes and your experiences with Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®. What’s your view regarding education, especially in matters of health and your eyes? Let us know!

A Book Births Safe Municipal Water Supplies

Important Book Leads to Clean River Waters. Sharon Kleyne Teaches New Water Infrastructure Author & Pioneer.

Sharon Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica, and an international educator about water and its history, recently shared some facts about James P. Kirkwood, an early giant in water history.

“Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Kirkwood proved to be a man of many parts,” said Kleyne. She pointed out that he worked for the Long Island Rail Road and achieved early fame by constructing the Starrucca Viaduct near Lanesboro, Pennsylvania. It was the largest stone viaduct of its time and it marked the first time that concrete was used in American bridge construction. “Concrete,” said Kleyne, “is so important even today as we repair our water infrastructure with new and better dams and pipelines.” Kleyne added that Kirkwood was appointed Chief Engineer of St. Louis, Missouri in 1865 and oversaw the design of several state-of-the-art waterworks. Leaving this post (he was replaced by the brother of the poet Walt Whitman) in 1867, Kirkwood returned to New York and served as President of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Yet, Kirkwood’s most significant contribution to water research and advancement, according to Kleyne, was his book, Report on the Filtration of River Waters. Kleyne noted that Kirkwood’s was the first book written and published in any language that focused on filtration of municipal water supplies. The book summarized Kirkwood’s investigations from 1865-69, a period in which he described filters and filter galleries of 19 European water works he had visited.

“Kirkwood’s book,” said Kleyne, “led to towns and cities building safer filtration systems and aqua ducts. Kirkwood was engaged in water research and development of the highest order,” Kleyne concluded. Kleyne hopes we can build on the example and accomplishments of people like James P. Kirkwood because we are in dire need of new water planning get back to water planning and development,” said Kleyne.

The long-term goal is to cure contemporary illnesses and supply more people with fresh, safe water to drink. Kleyne hopes that we become more aware of water shortages everywhere, especially in underdeveloped nations and that we pay more attention to water health and safety.