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Water Pollution Water – The Elixir of Life   Can you imagine life without water?  Take a minute and think about it.  We need water for all our daily essential activities – drinking, bathing, cleaning…   In fact, every living thing on this planet needs water Water pollution   And what do we do with this vital resource?   We take its all important ability – we all know that water can dissolve many of the thing that we dump in it – to make it a giant rubbish bin. In fact, we even throw things...

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Drinking too much water can lead to hyponatremia, water intoxication, water poisoning and death Liquid H2O is the sine qua non of life.   Making up about 66 percent of the human body, water runs through the blood, inhabits the cells, and lurks in the spaces between. At every moment water escapes the body through sweat, urination, defecation or exhaled breath, among other routes. Replacing these lost stores is essential but rehydration can be overdone. There is such a thing as a fatal water overdose.   ...

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A 2007 study finds that discharge of untreated sewage is the single most important cause for pollution of surface and ground water in India. There is a large gap between generation and treatment of domestic waste water in India. The problem is not only that India lacks sufficient treatment capacity but also that the sewage treatment plants that exist do not operate and are not maintained.[1] The majority of the government-owned sewage treatment plants remain closed most of the time due to improper...

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to tell about  WATER water is the most imp thing on earth.without water no life.We take it for granted, we waste it, and we even pay too much to drink it from little plastic bottles.  And still, today, nearly 1 billion people in the developing world don't have access to it. Clean, safe drinking water is scarce. It is the foundation of life, a basic human need. Yet today, all around the world, far too many people spend their entire day searching for it. Simply put, water scarcity is either...

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Running head: Should water be sold as a product or it is a human right that cannot be sold Water as the commodity Bakai Raiymkan uulu KIMEP University, Almaty Abstract Outline 1. Introduction A. Water is necessary for a wide range of human activities. B. Water is a finite resource. C. Water is distributed unequally among the nations. Thesis Statement: While some see the positive sides to considering water as a commodity, others foresee the negative effects that such idea...

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Results 1. We cannot tolerate children dying for a glass of water The Guardian (London) - Final Edition, March 8, 2006 Wednesday, COMMENT; Pg. 32, 923 words, Kevin Watkins Return to List 1 of 1 DOCUMENT The Guardian (London) - Final Edition March 8, 2006 Wednesday We cannot tolerate children dying for a glass of water BYLINE: Kevin Watkins SECTION: COMMENT; Pg. 32 LENGTH: 923 words The rich world must act to prevent dirty water and poor sanitation now killing more than a million children...

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Salt Water vs Fresh Water

Salt Water or Fresh Water, Which Would You Prefer? Many people wonder, what big differences are between salt water and fresh water? Is it just water with salt versus water without salt? Those are some common questions people have. Most people ask about the differences, but they forget about the similarities of salt water and fresh water, as well. Did you know that Salt water and fresh water have very different plant and animal life? There are also a few complex fish that can live in...

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Water Essay

Water is an odorless, colorless, tasteless chemical compound that makes up well more than half of the human body. In addition to being prominent in the make-up of the human body, it also covers all but approximately 30% of the Earth’s surface, and can be found naturally in all three states of matter: liquid, solid and gas. Water is a covalent bond known most commonly by its empirical form; H2O. It can also be identified by the Lewis Dot Structural form shown in the figure in the upper right corner...

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Importance of Water

how hydrogen bonding occurs between water molecules, and relate this and other properties of water, to the roles of water in living organisms. Water is a very small molecule, consisting of two hydrogen atoms covalently bonded to an oxygen atom. However the electrons shared are not done so equally, oxygen is more electronegative and has a firmer hold on the electrons and pulls them slightly towards its nucleus. Due to this, the charge across the molecule of water is not equally distributed, and the...

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Water and Electrolytes

------------------------------------------------- Water and Electrolytes Water constitutes 50-55% of a woman's body weight and 55-60% of man's weight. Water gives structure and form to the body, helps maintain body temperature, and also creates the necessary environment for cell metabolism. There are two compartments of body water, extracellular and intracellular fluid. Extracellular fluid (ECF) is water found outside of cells. Making up approximately 20% of total body weight, the ECF consists...

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