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Primary Water Can Solve the World's Water Crisis

Updated: Mar 21, 2022

What if you were told that Earth’s most abundant source of water is found deep in its core – and is stored in its rocks and magma to be released under the heat and pressure of geologic events and circumstances? What if you learned that the abundance of this water may exceed the amount of water in our oceans by at least 2-3 times and can most easily be obtained through strategic drilling? This is the true story of primary water. A story that is not taught yet in any schools or even known to the most experienced and staunch professionals in the world of water.

*Above: A group of people enjoying the view at an undisclosed Hotsprings Location. Primary water is simply spring water that has not yet sprung.


While rarely acknowledged, though referenced in the Bible and other ancient texts, the Earth’s magma and geology is in fact the source of our planet’s most pure water. This water appears in unexpected places such as mountain springs and desert oases. Have you ever wondered how a spring could defy gravity and surface at high elevations on the top of a mountain, or provide a green oasis in the middle of a desert?

Primary Water isn’t a mystery, though access to this technology has been largely suppressed historically and only recently begun to emerge in open discussions

within scientific communities and is largely dependent on geography and geology rather than climate and atmospheric rainfall.

Primary water is readily available in drought as well as normal rainfall years. It can also be localized to certain areas and needs – and, under the right geologic conditions, is plentiful and readily accessible.

And did you know that this newly generated water can be drank without any additional treatment due to the fact that it has not yet been exposed to any surface contaminants.

All water originates as Primary Water deep in the mantle of the Earth. Under pressure, it then makes its way to the surface via faults and fissures in the form of volcanic steam, artesian springs, geysers, and oases. When it approaches the surface of the Earth it mixes with water already here and then becomes part of the Hydrologic Cycle. Many Primary Water experts are able to locate the water as it nears the earth’s surface, thus reducing the depth of drilling normally needed for water wells.

*Primary Water exploding on the surface as a geyser


Yet most water conservation agencies today focus only on managing atmospheric water in the form of surface runoff and ground water, while negligible consideration is given to Primary Water. We see headlines professing a dooms day scenario when it comes to dwindling water supplies. And the damage that this does to the collective and individual psyche is not to be missed. Water is an integral aspect of life and all these misleading water-shortage headlines are causing a significant amount of unnecessary fear and unrest in people. Enough. People deserve to know the Truth. It's time to embrace the abundant source of life that primary water is.

The practice of accessing primary water has been around for centuries. What early Greek philosophers like Aristotle and the Italian Leonardo DaVinci believed, and enlightened scientists working at well-known universities today are finding out, is that all water is created in the mantle of the earth and is available in limitless quantities worldwide.

Drilling for primary water looks similar to drilling for ground water. The main difference in accessing primary water is that it requires drilling into a geologic fissure or fault to release the primary water that has risen near the surface.

Locating well sites for primary water requires special training and experience. There are countless primary water wells that have been functioning for decades all over California and around the world.

Primary water advantages:

• Provides excellent quality, clean, unspoiled water

• Is fresh and not subject to pollution or surface radiation

• Is created under pressure, so that it comes near the surface by

itself, incurring less pumping costs

• Never dries up

• Unlike groundwater, is not subject to the effects of drought

• Does not cause subsidence like some groundwater wells

• Refills depleted groundwater supplies from below in some instances

• Is plentiful and replenishable

• Can create localized water supplies that is available where it is needed and when it is


Inexpensive horizontal drilling rigs can benefit fish and wildlife by refilling dried up

streams, lakes and rivers.

• Primary water was used to refill Lake Elsinore in California (which went dry in the


• Primary water wells can be used to supplement existing water transport systems like

the California aqueduct.

Thanks to the Abundance of Primary Water, it is now possible to literally 'green' deserts, reversing desertification, turning these arid areas into lush, food producing regions, fit for all life to thrive, in harmony with the living land that provides pristine, primary, earth-generated water, from the very mantle of our world.


In the 1960’s, the late Dr. Stephen Riess, a geologist and mining engineer, introduced the California government to the concept of primary water. He proposed a water delivery plan which included drilling 8,000 primary water wells along the foothills of the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

The State government at the time was geared toward managing only atmospheric water, so the Riess proposal was ignored and the California Aqueduct was built instead.

Had Riess’ plan been endorsed, the output of these primary water wells, at a conservative average of 270 gallons per minute, would be producing more than 3,100,000,000 gallons of water per day (8,000 x 270 x 60 x 24), 365 days a year. It would be comforting to have this back-up system in place today.

By accessing primary water, it is unnecessary to use massive public works transport systems because water can be localized to meet the water needs of individual communities.

In addition, USA counties in numerous states have started placing severe water restrictions on residents; claiming a major water shortage is the cause. For example, in southern Nevada, residents are permitted to water only one day a week.

But there need be no real water shortages with access to primary water. The word is getting out and this year 2022, the year of the water tiger, is pivotal. The question is, now that this information on primary water is reaching more people, and proving to be true, what will we all do with it? That's an especially important question for those still employed at any government agencies or organizations that deals with water.

Our government needs to explore and research primary water as a viable option to help communities that have run out of water.

Stepping beyond the confining dogma involved in water resource management today takes a lot of strength and heart. Those in government who are brave enough to do so and work toward seeing primary water implemented to benefit municipal supplies and many other public works programs will likely find themselves leaps and bounds ahead of their colleagues.

Technical papers are available on the following websites, (Directory of Primary Water Locators & Dowsers available here)

It is essential to consider both atmospheric water and primary water when managing the world's abundant water supply.

The mission of the Primary Water Institute is to educate people on the science of primary water and also to train individuals on how to locate and drill for Primary Water in the United States and around the globe. And this article is dedicated to the founder of The Primary Water Institute, Pal Pauer, also known lovingly as The Hungarian Water

Wizard, RIP January 2022.

*ABOVE: Pal received the title Honorary Masai Chief for drilling a successful PW well for Masai Tribe.

"Over the past six or seven years, Pal has generously shared his considerable experience, skills and knowledge of primary water with the staff of Global Resource Alliance to the great benefit of tens of thousands of rural villagers in the Mara region of Tanzania in desperate need of clean, safe water. He trained us in every aspect of the work from locating potential water sources to the most effective drilling technology and techniques.
If faced with the challenge of locating and developing a reliable source of life giving water in any region of the planet, there is no one in the world I’d rather have by my side than Pal Pauer."
–– Lyn Hebenstreit
President, Global Resource Alliance

Make sure to check out the first ever Primary Water Magazine just released January 2022 and learn about the History and Science of Primary Water:

“One cubic kilometer of granite, under the right conditions, will yield one billion gallons of primary water.”
- Stephan Riess, Primary Water Pioneer

The article has been a collaboration between the Primary Water Institute and The Water Liberty Project. Primary Water Institute Writers include Pal Pauer, Debra Hamilton, Ellen Brown, Dr. Ed Spencer, and Kim Glazzard. Edited by Anne Olsen from The Water Liberty Project.

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