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Determination of the Hardness of Water from a Waterfall

Experiment # 4a Title: Determination of the Hardness of Water from a Waterfall Aim: To determine the molarity of EDTA and to determine the hardness of water by measuring the concentrations of calcium and magnesium in a water sample by titration. Abstract: The aim of this experiment was to determine the molarity of a sample of EDTA and then to use this sample to determine the hardness of a sample of water. This was done using a titrimetric method. This was standardized using calcium chloride....

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Disinfection of Water

Instructor Mark Schmidt Surface Water Supply/Treatment March 14, 2013 Disinfection The main objective for the disinfection process raw water undergoes in our treatment facilities, rather the only purpose for disinfection is to kill any and all remaining viruses and harmful pathogens that would otherwise threaten the safety of those to consume it. Even after the turbidity has been reduced down to very nearly an ntu level of zero and the water is aesthetically sound in appearance...

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On Protection of Water Resources

is covered with water. That may, at first, sound like a huge amount of water. But do you know only 2.53% of it is fresh water? Furthermore, most of the fresh water is at the North Pole and South Pole. This means only a limited amount of water is available to human beings. A man can live without food for six or seven days, but he can live no longer than three days without water. Because water is such an important resource for our existence, we must learn to save and protect the water that we have. Though...

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Saving Water Saving Environment

Saving Water, Saving Environment!! Tien Ho Period 2 • Water is a precious resource, but not infinite, thus saving water is always essential even in areas with abundant water resources. In addition to saving household spending, saving water also helps prevent depletion of groundwater resources, prevent water pollution in the basin. • California is the most productive agricultural state in the union, and agriculture uses 80 percent of California’s water. In a year with practically none of the stuff...

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Understanding Water Depth and Velocity of a Tsunami

fact about tsunamis that if the level of the water is higher, then the velocity of the wave will be greater. How does an uneven bottom affect the velocity of tsunami waves at different water levels? Hypothesis: I believe that an uneven bottom will still result in the velocity of the wave being greater when the water level is higher. 5 MLA References with Annotations: 1. Michelle, Maranowski, PhD. “The Science Behind Tsunamis: Study the Effect of Water Depth on Wave Velocity.” Science Buddies....

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Persuasive Tap Water

Introduction I. Through a show of hands how many of you drink one water bottle a day? II. The use of bottled water is harmful for both humans and the environment due to false judgment, high cost and the pollution it causes. III. For my topic I have done plenty of research from highly credible health sources such as Food and Water Watch and conducted an in depth audience analysis in class. I also came across informative and educational videos on YouTube where I learned plenty of information...

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Aquasana Water Filter Analysis

There are numerous whole house water filters on the market and finding the right one for your home is never easy. Among the few companies that activate in this field, Aquasana stands out due to the fact that they have numerous positive reviews from satisfied customers. You might think that this is the result of a good marketing campaign. Indeed, Aquasana knows how to approach its customers, offering simple and affordable solutions for water filtration. However, the main reason why we like Aquasana...

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use of nanomaterial in water purification

 Water Treatment Nanotechnology, the engineering and art of manipulating matter at the nanoscale (1-100 nm), offers the potential of novel nanomaterials for the treatment of surface water, groundwater and wastewater contaminated by toxic metal ions, organic and inorganic solutes and microorganisms. Due to their unique activity toward recalcitrant contaminants many nanomaterials are under active research and development for use in the treatment of water. Nanotechnology water treatment ...

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Rain Water Harvesting

Rain Water Harvesting:  A Solution To Water Crisis Water is an essential resource. No one can live and survive without water. Hence, we should not let the source of the life waste, instead we must store it. We can do so by the methods of Rainwater Harvesting. Rainwater Harvesting refers to the process of collecting and storing of rainwater. Rainwater harvesting helps in providing drinking water, water for irrigation, agricultural purposes or for groundwater recharge. It is one of the best solutions...

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Coca Cola's Water Neutrality Initiative

Coca-Cola’s Water Neutrality Initiative 1. The public issue that the Coca-Cola Company was facing is this case was its impact on its water use in local communities. The company was depleting local water reserves and introducing dangerous levels of pesticides in its products in and around its global plants. I feel that the nonmarket stakeholders were the ones most concerned by this public issue in the beginning. The global leaders (government) understood that the depletion of the world’s water resources...

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