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Dealing with the Global Water Crisis

Dealing with the Global Water Crisis

The global water crisis is having a devastating effect on the protection of human health, worldwide food security, and preservation of the ecosystem...

The Health Benefits of Water

The Health Benefits of Water

The health benefits of water extend to every system of the body. He reminds readers that an initial protocol when any patient is hospitalized is...

How Much Water To Drink

How Much Water To Drink

How much water to drink is not an easy question to answer. there are many differing theories. One such theory is the 8 glasses per day...

Is Water a Mixture?

Is Water a Mixture?

09 May 2011

Introduction A mixture is any combination of two or more substances that do not cause a chemical reaction. The two types of mixtures are homogeneous and heterogeneous. Some substances such as oil and water are considered immiscible but they can be forced into an emulsion by the addition of several different chemicals. Is water a [...]

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Coastal Zone Act

Coastal Zone Act

09 May 2011

are an incredibly important resource. In addition to the breathtaking natural beauty they lend to the states and territories of the United States, coastal waters also play a critical role in commercial transport, agriculture, tourism and recreational commerce. Perhaps it’s no great surprise, then, that nearly half of Americans live in coastal zones despite the [...]

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Point and Nonpoint Pollution

Point and Nonpoint Pollution

09 May 2011

Both point and nonpoint pollution have a major impact on America's waterways. Point pollution is that which comes from a single major source such as a...

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Types of Water Wells

Types of Water Wells

09 May 2011

Water wells are devices or systems used to draw water from thr ground to the surface for human use. When it rains, water trickles down through...

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Aluminum Sulfate

Aluminum Sulfate

09 May 2011

What is Aluminum Sulfate? Aluminum sulfate is a compound most commonly known for its use in water purification. Aluminum sulfate not only purifies the water but also retards the growth of nuisance , which can be toxic and produce unpleasant odors in water (cloudy water is a common indicator of algae’s presence). Aluminum sulfate forces [...]

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Stagnant Water, Why is it Dangerous?

Stagnant Water, Why is it Dangerous?

06 May 2011

Waterborne illnesses occur every year in the United States and other parts of the world, resulting in fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and even death if not properly treated. Most deaths from waterborne illnesses occur in remote areas were proper sanitation is not always available. With proper knowledge and a few simple steps, it [...]

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Water Pollution from Landfills

Water Pollution from Landfills

06 May 2011

Our fresh water supplies are vital to survival, but every year pollution from landfills makes a portion of the fresh water supplies in the world unusable. Landfill conditions, where trash cannot degrade easily, increase the amount of pollution that enters fresh water streams, lakes and ground water sources. The pollutants range from human waste to [...]

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Well Maintenance

Well Maintenance

06 May 2011

Water well maintenance is an important aspect of keeping drinking water clean. Annual checks for casing damage and water quality checks can ensure drinking water is free from and . Some well treatments to maintain water quality are often used in both single family and community water wells. Maintaining Well Integrity The design of a [...]

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Public Health Security and the Bioterrorism Act

Public Health Security and the Bioterrorism Act

06 May 2011

In late 2001, Americans’ vulnerability to terror attacks became suddenly and violently apparent. In the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, a spate of letters laced with anthrax killed five Americans and sickened 17. Though the anthrax mailings were not linked to foreign terrorism, their appearance on the heels of September 11 sparked rumors [...]

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Water Treatment: Additions To Your Water

Water Treatment: Additions To Your Water

06 May 2011

Cool, refreshing, crystal clear water tastes great on a hot summer day. But most people don’t give much thought to what’s actually in their . Here is a breakdown of what you’re really consuming when you reach for that glass. Aluminum Sulfate The North Carolina division of water reports that Alum, or aluminum sulfate, is [...]

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