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Bees and EZ Water

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Bee watering on vertical side of granite stone in well water.
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Presented By Roy McCollum
Goal What do bees prefer when watering and do they seek out EZ water.
Task Photograph how bees are watering: who, what, when and where?
Where Global, anywhere on the planet

Does the Forth Phase of Water (Exclusion Zone aka EZ water as researched by Dr. Gerald Pollack and many others over the last few decades) provide the best water for honey production and does its properties effect/affect the properties of honey production. Do certain watering conditions invite more bees to water and do they seek out the EZ layer of water at the watering site.

Looking to build a collection of photos that show bees (all species) watering. Photos with location, general conditions (temperature, weather condition, stone or manmade perches, orientation of bees while drinking water, etc.

TED Talk by Dr. G. Pollack on EZ water:
US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health Link:

How to Join

If you're allergic to bee stings avoid approaching bees.
Be cautious of aggressive bees, avoid and walk away.
Participate only if comfortable around bees and insects.
At this time send your photos to with "Bee Water" in the Subject line, less quotes.

Project Timing Generally bees are most active in the nectar flow seasons of an area. Bees do seek out water year around.
Special Skills Photography, use of email, determine environmental conditions.
Ideal Age Group Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Other
Average Time Less than an hour
Spend the Time outdoors
Type of Activity In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, On a hike, At home, In snow or rain, At the beach, On a walk, run, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At night, At sports stadiums, On a lunch break
Tags bee, bees, exclusion zone, ez water, honey, water
Project Updated 05/23/2018