Johnstown Flood Disaster Remembered By Water Advocate Sharon Kleyne

Sharon Kleyne Says Faulty Water Infrastructure Leads to Disaster & Death. Memory of Johnstown Flood Should Encourage Commitment to New Water Infrastructure.

A few weeks ago, the anniversary of a major event in American water history passed relatively unnoticed. Most people have forgotten, or never knew about what happened on May 31st, 1889, but respected international water researcher Sharon Kleyne remembered. For more than two decades, Kleyne has taught the world about the process of evaporation and the need to replenish the atmosphere and the body’s water vapor for optimal health. Kleyne has also lobbied for upgrades and improvements in our nation’s water infrastructure. That is why she recently paused to share a somber remembrance of perhaps the greatest water disaster in American history.

“On this day, May 31st, 1889,” Kleyne recalled, “the South Fork Dam, fourteen miles upstream of Johnstown, Pennsylvania suffered catastrophic failure.” Kleyne described how many days of heavy rain preceded the dam’s failure. ‘Once it broke,” Kleyne said, “20 million tons of water (4.8 billion U.S gallons) rampaged down the valley.” Kleyne shared how the Johnstown flood killed 2,209 people. Property damage back then amounted to $17 million dollars (it would be in the billions today). “Many of us tend to think of these disasters as unfortunate stories that took place in the ancient past,” Kleyne cautioned, “but the truth is, the same or worse can happen today with our larger populations and aging infrastructure.”

Kleyne is a supporter of dams and reservoirs, but she still sees a pressing need to upgrade existing facilities and begin construction on new structures. Kleyne noted that another byproduct of the Johnstown Flood (also referred to as The Great Flood) was the number of legal defeats that the surviving victims suffered in their efforts to recover damages from the dam’s owners. This litigation went on for years and drained the economy, but the situation also enraged the general population until, finally, new developments in American law balanced the liability load, placing much greater emphasis on who is at fault in a case. –

Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica sponsored by Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®, also talked with pride about another unexpected reaction to the Johnstown Flood. “The Johnstown flood,” Kleyne said, “became the first major disaster relief effort handled by the brand new American Red Cross led by the legendary Clara Barton.” Kleyne also pointed out that support for the victims poured in from all over the U.S. and from 18 foreign countries. Alluding to that spirit, Kleyne called on America’s political leaders to do the right thing and commit to improving water infrastructure and providing clean, safe water for every citizen. Only then will the victims, survivors and their ancestors find peace knowing that good works came of great sorrow and tragedy.

Sharon Kleyne Applauds UK Free Water Study

Sharon Kleyne Says Similar Free Water Study Needed in U.S. Do You Have a Right to a Glass of Water?

For more than two decades, water advocate Sharon Kleyne has been teaching people here and abroad that they must replenish their evaporating body water vapor by consuming at least 8 to 10 glasses of water a day. Kleyne is also concerned that in our go-go culture, many people find themselves without water when they really need some. “What are your rights,” Kleyne asked, “when it’s time to get yourself a glass of water?” Kleyne acknowledged that many people today run around with their own water bottles, but others don’t have water bottles, or they forget them. What do they do in a pinch? “People need to do a little research and find what their rights are,” Kleyne said.

To that end, Kleyne was excited to share the results of a recent UK study on peoples’ right to free drinking water. In the Keep Britain Tidy poll, 25% of the British public knows when they can ask for and expect a free glass of water, but 71% feel awkward requesting water from venues where they are not customers. So, just what is the law? In the United Kingdom, all premises that are licensed are required by law to provide “free potable water” or “free tap water fit for drinking” (Scotland) to their customers. These premises include schools, bars, pubs, nightclubs, restaurants, cafes, fast food eateries, cinemas, theaters and even community halls. Not all businesses do this, but it is legal if they wish to charge you for a glass or for their service, or both. Unlicensed businesses such as stadiums, swimming pools, health clubs, tourist attractions and beauty salons are not required to provide drinking water on demand.

According to Kleyne, the study also reflected the public’s growing awareness regarding public health issues. She cited the fact that only 7% of the poll’s respondents said that they drink water from public drinking fountains; 55% registered concerns about the cleanliness of public water taps, fountains and dispensers. Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, is dedicated to water and the study of supplementing the body’s and the earth’s water vapor evaporation with pure water. She has also been a trailblazer uncovering the benefits of pure water for pharmaceutical and medical application.

Holder of several global patents and her company, Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, Kleyne produces and markets unique, original eye and skin all-natural moisturizing products with no competitors. These products use a simple, pH-balanced pure water mist for supplementation—replacing the water vapor lost every day to evaporation. Her company’s products are unique among eye and skin moisturizers because their effectiveness is based not on chemicals or additives, but on the natural ability of eyes and skin to absorb moisture from the air. Kleyne believes that in an era of increasing health challenges from pollution and climate change, her unique water therapy products have the ability to empower each individual, on their own, to create a personal micro-environment of healthy, pure, moist air—a new water lifestyle®.

Kleyne is so enthusiastic about the new British poll and study into what we know about free drinking water that she wants a similar study done here in the U.S. “We need to examine carefully all of our beliefs and attitudes about water,” said Kleyne. “We need to learn more about water, which is the breath of life; then we need to learn some more!”
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Where Does Our Drinking Water Come From?

‘Dry’ Expert Sharon Kleyne Shares Drinking Water Facts. You Should Worry That Drinking Water Will Dry Up.

Many of us understand that we need to be drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water a day to supplement our body and eye water vapor, moisture that we lose to daily evaporation, but are we all clear about where this water comes from? That’s what water advocate and Water Life Science® educator, Sharon Kleyne, wants to know. “People look at an image of the earth, see all that beautiful blue and think we have lots of water! Unfortunately, almost all of it is unusable as drinking water.” Yes, Kleyne observes, 72% of the earth is covered in water, but more than 97% of it is the salt water in oceans and seas (and a few inland lakes). Another 2% is frozen water making icecaps and glaciers. Only 0.001% of the water is in the atmosphere. That gives us 1% of the planet’s water for everyone to drink. When you realize that the earth’s population is increasing steadily, week after week and that more of the planet is dry, you can begin to see the challenge facing all of us. Where will we get our drinking water?

Sharon Kleyne

“For the foreseeable future,” says 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 sponsored by Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®, “we’ll continue to get our drinking water from two natural sources: groundwater and surface water.” Kleyne explains that ground water comes from snow or rain that seeps into the ground and settles in aquifers while surface water, also coming from snow and rain, fills up rivers, streams and lakes. But these numbers are cautionary. Kleyne wants you to consider, before your glasses and wells dry up, that groundwater accounts for only 0.62% of the world’s water; surface water 0.091%. We are operating on a razor-thin margin!

The safety of our drinking water is another stressful issue. Pollutants such as lead, bacteria and nitrates can get into our drinking water from the ground and air. Other elements such as irn, manganese and chloride can stain your sinks and cause bad odors and tastes, but they are at least not considered dangerous to your health. However, a recent United States Geologic Survey study of streams in 30 states found that 80% of the streams sampled contained at least one antibiotic, prescription drug, steroid or hormone contaminant. We already know that these elements harm the natural wildlife, but more study needs to be done to determine the ill effects of these elements o humans. It’s a safe bet that the results will not be good.

“So,” says Kleyne, “we have a lot of work to do if we’re going to avoid severe water shortages and water rationing in the near future. We must discover and develop new war technology that will lead to greater supplies of fresh, safe drinking water. Otherwise, we face a long, unhealthy, Dry future.”

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.

World Water Day March 22 2017

Water Advocate Sharon Kleyne Notes World Water Day’s 25th Anniversary. Sharon Kleyne on World Water Day’s Focus.

When earth’s enveloping cloak of water vapor fell to earth, the miraculous process of life began. This process has continued ever since despite natural and human-made disasters that have imperiled not only the water but human life itself.

“But every now and then,” says Sharon Kleyne, founder and director of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, where she studies the evaporation of earth’s and the body’s water vapor and the supplementation of both with pure water that prolongs life and promotes better health, “it is great to look at the big picture and try to make sure that we are all on the same page.”

That’s exactly the wish behind the United Nations’ World Water Day, which will mark its 25th annual celebration on March 22nd. World Water Day is appropriate because the earth and life itself began as living organisms of water and both remain so to this day. World Water Day was first proposed in Agenda 21 of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. A year later, the first World Water Day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly. Each year, the focus is on a different water-related issue. Previous World Water Day themes have included : “Water and Jobs (Better water, better jobs (2016), “Water and Sustainable Development (2015) and “Water and Energy (2014) among others.

The purpose of World Water Day,” Kleyne wants us to know, “is to encourage people to pay attention to the importance of fresh water and its sustainable management. Its purpose is to acknowledge the global water crisis we all face.”

America’s leading water researcher, water technology advocate, the host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on Voice of America, Kleyne believes that World Water Day is a perfect time to rededicate our efforts to capture the water that falls to earth, too much of which currently runs off to the oceans. “We must discover new technology and build up our water infrastructure,” Kleyne says, “or we will suffer massive drought and death throughout the world.”

This year’s theme, “Why Waste Water?”, focuses on reducing waste water and reusing it. The UN has pointed out that waste water is a valuable resource to increase water recycling and safe reuse. “At this moment,” said Kleyne, “more than 663 million people lack clean water and are susceptible to higher incidents of disease and fatal illnesses. Kleyne points out that many of these people are children and women. “All people should get more involved,” said Kleyne. “Taking care of the water is the only way that humans can be healthy. Water research must be at the heart of every feasible energy plan and implementation. We must educate people to take this water crisis seriously and make a difference throughout the world. We want to create new technology that will lead to more jobs in water research water infrastructure and water preservation.”

Sharon Kleyne Stresses Water Health Education

Sharon Kleyne Gives Evaporation Supplementation Advice. Water Life Science® Advocate Sharon Kleyne Shares Tips for Water Health.

Sharon Kleyne, founder of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, is a dedicated educator, especially when it comes to eye health and the body’s water loss due to evaporation. “Unfortunately,” says Kleyne, “humans today often have a tendency to look to the government, or business, or their doctor or global politicians to resolve their problems. And indeed,” Kleyne continues, “we should look to them. However, first and foremost, we must LOOK TO OURSELVES.

Sharon Kleyne believes that as free and intelligent citizens of the planet, we cannot afford to sit around and wait for others to fix things for us. If the environment is changing, it makes more sense to adapt by taking proactive steps to help yourself! This may sound challenging (and indeed it is) but with discipline, perseverance, a determination to learn, a well-thought out strategy (taking the time to figure out what your body needs and how to provide it), and diligent daily implementation, you will not only survive, you will THRIVE! Your health will become not just good but outstanding. You’ll enjoy increased energy and productivity, a more positive outlook and a longer and better life.

A few specific suggestions.

One of the critical facts of life that Kleyne wants us to understand is DEHYDRATION (loss of water or moisture). Solar radiation, warmer climates and air pollution can dry out your skin, eyes and breathing passages. So can computers, TV screens, forced air heating and cooling, insulated walls and windows, ambient bacteria, allergies, stress and lack of sleep.

With that in mind, Sharon Kleyne offers the following “starter” suggestions for proactive, individual survival, which depends on supplementation of the body’s and the earth’s water vapor:

1. Be a partner with your doctor, come prepared and bring questions. A good doctor welcomes questions, doesn’t rush through the visit, is knowledgeable about and willing to discuss nutrition and diet supplements, will not “blow off” topics that you bring up; willingly works with Naturopaths, massage therapists and physical therapists. (an exciting new approach called “integrative medicine”), and generally makes you feel that your concerns are legitimate and important.
2. Study and learn. You must learn everything you can about diet, nutrition supplements, good health practices, symptoms of illness, and the health effects of global warming, global drying, air pollution, water pollution, modern technology (such as computers and TV).

3. Know your body. Examine your body surfaces (skin, eyes, mouth and breathing passages) regularly for changes that may signal melanoma (skin cancer) and other problems. Watch for dry skin, dry eyes, warts, acne, rashes, strange lumps, allergic reactions, fatigue, stress, loss of ability to concentrate, loss of productivity or energy.

4. Drink two full glasses of water (8 to 10 ounces each) every day when you get up, and at least six additional full glasses during the day.

5. Keep the humidity around you moist by baffling air ducts, setting out bowls of water, misting occasionally with Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® (your eyes are thirsty, too!) and/or simply opening a window.

6. Be sure to eat “eye foods” – dark green leafy vegetables, dark fruits such as blueberries, cold water fish and flaxseed oil (and carrots, of course).

7. Get at least seven hours of sleep a night.

8. Practice relaxation techniques at least once a day to alleviate stress. Or simply close your eyes and relax for 5 to 15 minutes.

9. If you have a sedentary job, try to exercise for 30 minutes each day (a daily walk provides both exercise and fresh air).

10. Increase all of the above if you take medication that has dry skin, dry eyes or dry mouth as a side effect.

11. Educate yourself about individual health choices and proactive occupational health by listening to Sharon Kleyne’s nationally syndicated radio show, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on Voice America. Hear archived shows at (or order CD’s of past shows) or at

And remember, this is your life – and IT’S UP TO YOU!

Bio-Med Wash® Stops The Burning & Bleeding

Water Advocate Sharon Kleyne Says Bio-Med Wash® & Boats Are a Match. Sharon Kleyne Tells Boaters Don’t Cast off without Bio-Med Wash®.

Water Life Science® advocate Sharon Kleyne, host of the syndicated The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio program on Voice America, lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and is no stranger to boating holidays. She’s also well aware of boating-related accidents minor and serious. That’s why she wants every boater to pack Bio-Med Wash® when they heed the call of the wild and head for that hidden lake among the tall timbers or the rushing headwaters of a surging river.

“I can speak from firsthand experience,” said Sharon Kleyne. “When you cast off or tie up, you’re in danger of suffering rope burns, and friends of mine have suffered some real stingers! Rope burns can hurt like the dickens! They can get infected, too, often because you’re having too much fun and you put off taking care of them. But don’t fall for that,” Kleyne insisted. “When a rope takes a bite out of you, make sure you can grab a can of Bio-Med Wash® for immediate relief.”

Created by Sharon Kleyne’s water research center at Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, Bio-Med Wash® is the first portable, non-saline, nonchemical, emergency eye, burn and wound wash product market-tested and released in markets worldwide. Its Trade Secret tissue culture grade water is the favorite, go-to remedy embraced by the military, burn centers, trauma centers, athletic teams, construction workers and hospitals everywhere. Fire departments and police departments love Bio-Med Wash®, and so do schools and people pursuing athletic activities. First responders adore Bio-Med Wash® and rely on it to clean their wounds and clear their eyes amidst the chaos of emergency situations.

Sharon Kleyne’s Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science®, which leads global water research and promotes a new water lifestyle, asks encourages you to stock up and use Bio-Med Wash®, the only Trade Secret tissue culture grade water that neither burns nor blurs and is not administered as droplets. Instead, Bio-Med Wash® treats the eye and skin with a painless, pure water spray from a personal, portable hand-held humidifier that is easy and fun to use. “Bio-Med Wash® is sterile water—no additives and no chemicals—that outperforms saline solutions and eye drops and their inevitable burning and blurring,” said Kleyne. “You won’t find another product like it on the market,” said Kleyne. “Bio-Med Wash® flushes out the wound. Then you can get back to enjoying your fishing or water skiing or just motoring around on the water.”