A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Means or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines and often the watershed from which the water is ultimately drawn. (Webster, 3d ed)
Water containing no significant amounts of salts, such as water from RIVERS and LAKES.
Fluids composed mainly of water found within the body.
Contamination of bodies of water (such as LAKES; RIVERS; SEAS; and GROUNDWATER.)
Any of several processes in which undesirable impurities in water are removed or neutralized; for example, chlorination, filtration, primary treatment, ion exchange, and distillation. It includes treatment of WASTE WATER to provide potable and hygienic water in a controlled or closed environment as well as provision of public drinking water supplies.
Chemical compounds which pollute the water of rivers, streams, lakes, the sea, reservoirs, or other bodies of water.
Substances or organisms which pollute the water or bodies of water. Use for water pollutants in general or those for which there is no specific heading.
The withholding of water in a structured experimental situation.
The flow of water in enviromental bodies of water such as rivers, oceans, water supplies, aquariums, etc. It includes currents, tides, and waves.
The consumption of liquids.
A class of porins that allow the passage of WATER and other small molecules across CELL MEMBRANES.
The salinated water of OCEANS AND SEAS that provides habitat for marine organisms.
The balance of fluid in the BODY FLUID COMPARTMENTS; total BODY WATER; BLOOD VOLUME; EXTRACELLULAR SPACE; INTRACELLULAR SPACE, maintained by processes in the body that regulate the intake and excretion of WATER and ELECTROLYTES, particularly SODIUM and POTASSIUM.
Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).
Constructions built to access underground water.
Aquaporin 1 forms a water-specific channel that is constitutively expressed at the PLASMA MEMBRANE of ERYTHROCYTES and KIDNEY TUBULES, PROXIMAL. It provides these cells with a high permeability to WATER. In humans polymorphisms of this protein result in the Colton blood group antigen.
Contaminated water generated as a waste product of human activity.
The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.
The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
The placing of a body or a part thereof into a liquid.
A process of separating particulate matter from a fluid, such as air or a liquid, by passing the fluid carrier through a medium that will not pass the particulates. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A greenish-yellow, diatomic gas that is a member of the halogen family of elements. It has the atomic symbol Cl, atomic number 17, and atomic weight 70.906. It is a powerful irritant that can cause fatal pulmonary edema. Chlorine is used in manufacturing, as a reagent in synthetic chemistry, for water purification, and in the production of chlorinated lime, which is used in fabric bleaching.
Circulation of water among various ecological systems, in various states, on, above, and below the surface of the earth.
The loss of water vapor by plants to the atmosphere. It occurs mainly from the leaves through pores (stomata) whose primary function is gas exchange. The water is replaced by a continuous column of water moving upwards from the roots within the xylem vessels. (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.
Rendering pathogens harmless through the use of heat, antiseptics, antibacterial agents, etc.
Environmental reservoirs of water related to natural WATER CYCLE by which water is obtained for various purposes. This includes but is not limited to watersheds, aquifers and springs.
Refuse liquid or waste matter carried off by sewers.
Stable oxygen atoms that have the same atomic number as the element oxygen, but differ in atomic weight. O-17 and 18 are stable oxygen isotopes.
The isotopic compound of hydrogen of mass 2 (deuterium) with oxygen. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed) It is used to study mechanisms and rates of chemical or nuclear reactions, as well as biological processes.
Pollutants, present in water or bodies of water, which exhibit radioactivity.
Liquids that dissolve other substances (solutes), generally solids, without any change in chemical composition, as, water containing sugar. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.
Water content outside of the lung vasculature. About 80% of a normal lung is made up of water, including intracellular, interstitial, and blood water. Failure to maintain the normal homeostatic fluid exchange between the vascular space and the interstitium of the lungs can result in PULMONARY EDEMA and flooding of the alveolar space.
Behaviors associated with the ingesting of water and other liquids; includes rhythmic patterns of drinking (time intervals - onset and duration), frequency and satiety.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
A shiny gray element with atomic symbol As, atomic number 33, and atomic weight 75. It occurs throughout the universe, mostly in the form of metallic arsenides. Most forms are toxic. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), arsenic and certain arsenic compounds have been listed as known carcinogens. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
A drive stemming from a physiological need for WATER.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Beaches, both natural and man-made, used for bathing and other activities.
Prolonged dry periods in natural climate cycle. They are slow-onset phenomena caused by rainfall deficit combined with other predisposing factors.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Methanes substituted with three halogen atoms, which may be the same or different.
Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion attached to a stem, and functioning as the principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)
Models used experimentally or theoretically to study molecular shape, electronic properties, or interactions; includes analogous molecules, computer-generated graphics, and mechanical structures.
The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Removal of moisture from a substance (chemical, food, tissue, etc.).
Aquaporin 4 is the major water-selective channel in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM of mammals.
Property of membranes and other structures to permit passage of light, heat, gases, liquids, metabolites, and mineral ions.
A member of the alkali group of metals. It has the atomic symbol Na, atomic number 11, and atomic weight 23.
A rigorously mathematical analysis of energy relationships (heat, work, temperature, and equilibrium). It describes systems whose states are determined by thermal parameters, such as temperature, in addition to mechanical and electromagnetic parameters. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed)
Aquaporin 2 is a water-specific channel protein that is expressed in KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS. The translocation of aquaporin 2 to the apical PLASMA MEMBRANE is regulated by VASOPRESSIN, and MUTATIONS in AQP2 have been implicated in a variety of kidney disorders including DIABETES INSIPIDUS.
An activity in which the body is propelled through water by specific movement of the arms and/or the legs. Swimming as propulsion through water by the movement of limbs, tail, or fins of animals is often studied as a form of PHYSICAL EXERTION or endurance.
The mixture of gases present in the earth's atmosphere consisting of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases.
Spectroscopic method of measuring the magnetic moment of elementary particles such as atomic nuclei, protons or electrons. It is employed in clinical applications such as NMR Tomography (MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING).
A measure of the amount of WATER VAPOR in the air.
The immersion or washing of the body or any of its parts in water or other medium for cleansing or medical treatment. It includes bathing for personal hygiene as well as for medical purposes with the addition of therapeutic agents, such as alkalines, antiseptics, oil, etc.
Enumeration by direct count of viable, isolated bacterial, archaeal, or fungal CELLS or SPORES capable of growth on solid CULTURE MEDIA. The method is used routinely by environmental microbiologists for quantifying organisms in AIR; FOOD; and WATER; by clinicians for measuring patients' microbial load; and in antimicrobial drug testing.
The pressure required to prevent the passage of solvent through a semipermeable membrane that separates a pure solvent from a solution of the solvent and solute or that separates different concentrations of a solution. It is proportional to the osmolality of the solution.
Inorganic compounds that contain chlorine as an integral part of the molecule.
The solid substance formed by the FREEZING of water.
Inland bodies of still or slowly moving FRESH WATER or salt water, larger than a pond, and supplied by RIVERS and streams.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of chemical processes or phenomena; includes the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Antidiuretic hormones released by the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS of all vertebrates (structure varies with species) to regulate water balance and OSMOLARITY. In general, vasopressin is a nonapeptide consisting of a six-amino-acid ring with a cysteine 1 to cysteine 6 disulfide bridge or an octapeptide containing a CYSTINE. All mammals have arginine vasopressin except the pig with a lysine at position 8. Vasopressin, a vasoconstrictor, acts on the KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS to increase water reabsorption, increase blood volume and blood pressure.
Water particles that fall from the ATMOSPHERE.
The tendency of a gas or solute to pass from a point of higher pressure or concentration to a point of lower pressure or concentration and to distribute itself throughout the available space. Diffusion, especially FACILITATED DIFFUSION, is a major mechanism of BIOLOGICAL TRANSPORT.
A quality of cell membranes which permits the passage of solvents and solutes into and out of cells.
One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.
Aquaporin 3 is an aquaglyceroporin that is expressed in the KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS and is constitutively localized at the basolateral MEMBRANE.
Deuterium. The stable isotope of hydrogen. It has one neutron and one proton in the nucleus.
Water naturally or artificially infused with CARBON DIOXIDE.
Substances that dissociate into two or more ions, to some extent, in water. Solutions of electrolytes thus conduct an electric current and can be decomposed by it (ELECTROLYSIS). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Stable elementary particles having the smallest known positive charge, found in the nuclei of all elements. The proton mass is less than that of a neutron. A proton is the nucleus of the light hydrogen atom, i.e., the hydrogen ion.
Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.
Aquaporin 6 is an aquaglyceroporin that is found primarily in KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS. AQP6 protein functions as an anion-selective channel.
The ability of a substance to be dissolved, i.e. to form a solution with another substance. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A genus of coccidian parasites of the family CRYPTOSPORIDIIDAE, found in the intestinal epithelium of many vertebrates including humans.
A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).
A family of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that do not form endospores. Its organisms are distributed worldwide with some being saprophytes and others being plant and animal parasites. Many species are of considerable economic importance due to their pathogenic effects on agriculture and livestock.
A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales.
Learning the correct route through a maze to obtain reinforcement. It is used for human or animal populations. (Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 6th ed)
The enrichment of a terrestrial or aquatic ECOSYSTEM by the addition of nutrients, especially nitrogen and phosphorus, that results in a superabundant growth of plants, ALGAE, or other primary producers. It can be a natural process or result from human activity such as agriculture runoff or sewage pollution. In aquatic ecosystems, an increase in the algae population is termed an algal bloom.
Closable openings in the epidermis of plants on the underside of leaves. They allow the exchange of gases between the internal tissues of the plant and the outside atmosphere.
The usually underground portions of a plant that serve as support, store food, and through which water and mineral nutrients enter the plant. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982; Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
A mass of organic or inorganic solid fragmented material, or the solid fragment itself, that comes from the weathering of rock and is carried by, suspended in, or dropped by air, water, or ice. It refers also to a mass that is accumulated by any other natural agent and that forms in layers on the earth's surface, such as sand, gravel, silt, mud, fill, or loess. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1689)
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
The physical or physiological processes by which substances, tissue, cells, etc. take up or take in other substances or energy.
A genus of flagellate intestinal EUKARYOTES parasitic in various vertebrates, including humans. Characteristics include the presence of four pairs of flagella arising from a complicated system of axonemes and cysts that are ellipsoidal to ovoidal in shape.
Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
Presence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably higher than an accustomed norm.
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
The characteristic three-dimensional shape of a molecule.
Gram-negative aerobic rods, isolated from surface water or thermally polluted lakes or streams. Member are pathogenic for man. Legionella pneumophila is the causative agent for LEGIONNAIRES' DISEASE.
Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.
The ability of the kidney to excrete in the urine high concentrations of solutes from the blood plasma.
Disorders associated with acute or chronic exposure to compounds containing ARSENIC (ARSENICALS) which may be fatal. Acute oral ingestion is associated with gastrointestinal symptoms and an encephalopathy which may manifest as SEIZURES, mental status changes, and COMA. Chronic exposure is associated with mucosal irritation, desquamating rash, myalgias, peripheral neuropathy, and white transverse (Mees) lines in the fingernails. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1212)
The synthesis by organisms of organic chemical compounds, especially carbohydrates, from carbon dioxide using energy obtained from light rather than from the oxidation of chemical compounds. Photosynthesis comprises two separate processes: the light reactions and the dark reactions. In higher plants; GREEN ALGAE; and CYANOBACTERIA; NADPH and ATP formed by the light reactions drive the dark reactions which result in the fixation of carbon dioxide. (from Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2001)
Worthless, damaged, defective, superfluous or effluent material from industrial operations.
A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids.
The characteristic 3-dimensional shape of a protein, including the secondary, supersecondary (motifs), tertiary (domains) and quaternary structure of the peptide chain. PROTEIN STRUCTURE, QUATERNARY describes the conformation assumed by multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).
Degree of saltiness, which is largely the OSMOLAR CONCENTRATION of SODIUM CHLORIDE plus any other SALTS present. It is an ecological factor of considerable importance, influencing the types of organisms that live in an ENVIRONMENT.
An atom or group of atoms that have a positive or negative electric charge due to a gain (negative charge) or loss (positive charge) of one or more electrons. Atoms with a positive charge are known as CATIONS; those with a negative charge are ANIONS.
The discarding or destroying of liquid waste products or their transformation into something useful or innocuous.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
Zygote-containing cysts of sporozoan protozoa. Further development in an oocyst produces small individual infective organisms called SPOROZOITES. Then, depending on the genus, the entire oocyst is called a sporocyst or the oocyst contains multiple sporocysts encapsulating the sporozoites.
Parts of plants that usually grow vertically upwards towards the light and support the leaves, buds, and reproductive structures. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
A nonmetallic element with atomic symbol C, atomic number 6, and atomic weight [12.0096; 12.0116]. It may occur as several different allotropes including DIAMOND; CHARCOAL; and GRAPHITE; and as SOOT from incompletely burned fuel.
A colorless, odorless gas that can be formed by the body and is necessary for the respiration cycle of plants and animals.
Constituent of 30S subunit prokaryotic ribosomes containing 1600 nucleotides and 21 proteins. 16S rRNA is involved in initiation of polypeptide synthesis.
The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.
An element in the alkali group of metals with an atomic symbol K, atomic number 19, and atomic weight 39.10. It is the chief cation in the intracellular fluid of muscle and other cells. Potassium ion is a strong electrolyte that plays a significant role in the regulation of fluid volume and maintenance of the WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE.
The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
An element with atomic symbol O, atomic number 8, and atomic weight [15.99903; 15.99977]. It is the most abundant element on earth and essential for respiration.
The location of the atoms, groups or ions relative to one another in a molecule, as well as the number, type and location of covalent bonds.
The quality or state of being wettable or the degree to which something can be wet. This is also the ability of any solid surface to be wetted when in contact with a liquid whose surface tension is reduced so that the liquid spreads over the surface of the solid.
An element with the atomic symbol N, atomic number 7, and atomic weight [14.00643; 14.00728]. Nitrogen exists as a diatomic gas and makes up about 78% of the earth's atmosphere by volume. It is a constituent of proteins and nucleic acids and found in all living cells.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.
Concentrated pharmaceutical preparations of plants obtained by removing active constituents with a suitable solvent, which is evaporated away, and adjusting the residue to a prescribed standard.
The study of PHYSICAL PHENOMENA and PHYSICAL PROCESSES as applied to living things.
The physical characteristics and processes of biological systems.
Inorganic salts of hydrofluoric acid, HF, in which the fluorine atom is in the -1 oxidation state. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed) Sodium and stannous salts are commonly used in dentifrices.
The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.
Activity engaged in for pleasure.
The study of crystal structure using X-RAY DIFFRACTION techniques. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Calamities producing great damage, loss of life, and distress. They include results of natural phenomena and man-made phenomena. Normal conditions of existence are disrupted and the level of impact exceeds the capacity of the hazard-affected community.
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
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E. intestinalis is transmitted in contaminated water. It causes Gastro-Intestinal tract infection which subsequently leads to ... Compared to E. cuniculi which encodes about 2000 massive genes at 2.9 Mbp, E. intestinalis had a reduced gene complement and ... and Vittaforma corneae in Water". Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 64 (9): 3332-5. doi:10.1128/AEM.64.9.3332-3335.1998. ...
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It is known that the Gaulish settlement of Vardacate (from var = "water"; ate = "populated place") existed on the Po in this ... The imposing façade, marked by four massive brick columns, was built in 1806 to an earlier design by the local architect ... "Mesothelioma-Causing Power of Asbestos Lingers Long After Contaminating Industry Leaves". 2015-08-14.. ... Palazzo Ricci di Cereseto, in Piazzetta di S. Stefano, has an imposing neo-classical façade fronted by four massive brickwork ...
Corpses were disposed of in rivers and water supplies, contaminated drinking water. Large scale migration resulted in the ... They were paid for the land, but they had lost their employment.[95] The urgent need for housing for the massive influx of ... Rural areas lacked access to safe water supplies. Water came primarily from large earthen tanks, rivers and tube wells. In the ... contaminated water, crowded living conditions (as in refugee camps), and a wandering population - problems brought on after the ...
The economic boom in China and India has caused a massive increase in the demand for steel in recent years. Between 2000 and ... It is common for quench cracks to form when steel is water quenched, although they may not always be visible.[11] ... Steel manufactured after World War II became contaminated with radionuclides by nuclear weapons testing. Low-background steel, ... Quenching involves heating the steel to create the austenite phase then quenching it in water or oil. This rapid cooling ...
So has the development of water-free natural gas from coal in the Horseshoe Canyon Formation in Central Alberta. First ... Several large fields are, however, not yet in production, especially massive resources in the Arctic region. ... of sulphur-contaminated, orange-coloured condensate. The well was out of control for 68 days, during 23 of which the well was ... The rock can have extremely low permeability but production is not hampered by the presence of water. Horizontal drilling and ...
Exposure may also occur through skin or eye contact or by ingesting chlorine-contaminated food or water. Chlorine is a strong ... of TGF β1 in the lungs of transgenic mice result in a time-dependent inflammatory response characterized by massive ... It is used to disinfect water as well as being a part of the sanitation process for sewage and industrial waste. Chlorine is ... More water-soluble gases (e.g. chlorine, ammonia, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen chloride) dissolve in the upper airway and ...
Blood transfusions can be life-saving in some situations, such as massive blood loss due to trauma, or can be used to replace ... Crystalloids are aqueous solutions of mineral salts or other water-soluble molecules. Colloids contain larger insoluble ... or bacteria may be accidentally introduced inside the catheter from contaminated equipment. Moisture introduced to unprotected ... despite having no more effect than drinking sugared water, poses medical risks such as the possibility of infection. It is ...
The reactor building was contaminated, as well as an area of the Chalk River site, and millions of gallons of radioactive water ... Between 1985 and 1987, a series of design flaws in AECL's Therac-25 medical accelerator caused massive overdoses of radiation ... This water was pumped to a waste management area of the Laboratories and monitored. Hundreds of military personnel from Canada ... This was a natural-uranium fuelled, heavy-water moderated and cooled research reactor (converted to high-enriched-uranium fuel ...
"Water Quality & Health Council. April 2009. Archived from the original on 7 June 2009. Retrieved 12 May 2009.. ... As the influenza virus can persist outside of the body, it can also be transmitted by contaminated surfaces such as banknotes,[ ... This massive immune response might produce a life-threatening cytokine storm. This effect has been proposed to be the cause of ... through hand-to-eye, hand-to-nose, or hand-to-mouth transmission, either from contaminated surfaces or from direct personal ...
Cold water on global warming plans, Phillip Williamson, The Guardian, 1 October 2007. Retrieved 4 October 2007. ... Before any geoengineering is put to work a massive amount of research is needed - research which will take 20 to 30 years".[44] ... One of the striking things about places heavily contaminated by radioactive nuclides is the richness of their wildlife. This is ... James Lovelock's plan to pump ocean water to stop climate change, Roger Highfield, The Daily Telegraph, 26 September 2007. ...
Impact on water[edit]. Fukushima Daiichi accident[edit]. In 2013, contaminated groundwater was found in-between some of the ... January 1969: Lucens reactor in Switzerland undergoes partial core meltdown leading to massive radioactive contamination of a ... In 2019, the Japanese government announced that it was considering the possibility to dump contaminated water from the ... Japanese Environmental Minister Yoshiaki Harada reported that TEPCO had collected over a million tons of contaminated water, ...
... this being achievable for most adults by consuming 2 liters of water per day with a water concentration of 250 mg/kg of water, ... When 131I is present in high levels in the environment from radioactive fallout, it can be absorbed through contaminated food, ... However, in the event of a radioiodine release too massive and widespread to be controlled by the limited stock of iodide & ... "In Aggarwal, Pradeep K.; Gat, Joel R.; Froehlich, Klaus F. (eds.). Isotopes in the water cycle : past, present and future of a ...
A fraction of the globular star clusters in our galaxy, as well as those in other massive galaxies, might have formed in situ. ... In situ leaching or in situ recovery refers to the mining technique of injecting water underground to dissolve ore and bringing ... contrary to ex situ where contaminated soil is excavated and cleaned elsewhere, off site. ... The differences in the soil properties for supporting building loads, accepting underground utilities, and infiltrating water ...
... if the warm water was sufficiently stratified so that oxygen rich surface water did not mix with the anoxic bottom water.[46] ... between its lower massive limestone layer, thick nodular limestone/marlstone, and upper limestone layer.[97] Other named ... and highly acidic soil contaminated by this runoff will not support vegetation, which is unsightly, and can lead to problems ... Wanty, Richard B. (1993). Field studies of radon in rocks, soils, and water. Chelsea, Michigan: C.K. Smoley. p. 216. ISBN 0- ...
... groundwater or drinking water supplies. Drinking any contaminated water and eating any foods washed in the water, as well as ... Cities in developed nations made massive investment in clean water supply and well-separated sewage treatment infrastructures ... "rice-water", contaminates water used by others.[20] A single diarrheal event can cause a one-million fold increase in numbers ... Transmission is usually through the fecal-oral route of contaminated food or water caused by poor sanitation.[2] Most cholera ...
It provides 50% of the country's drinking water through desalination of the water from the Persian Gulf. ... A massive range of artworks (around 132 in total) ranging from concrete hippos to bronze statues, dancing children, giant ... Now the abandoned town is highly contaminated by radiation. Most of the Prypiat's former inhabitants were resettled to ... From a room that appears to have been set aside for bathing, waste water was directed to covered drains, which lined the major ...
What toxicity is shown appears to be at very high levels of exposure through ingestion of contaminated food and water, through ... massive bodies, and lenses.[24][25] These fluids have very low viscosities and high element mobility, which allows for ... This led to the nearby aquatic environment becoming contaminated with Cerium and resulted in the water hyacinth becoming three ... An example of this situation was the case of the water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) in China, where the water was ...
... causes oil to form into small droplets in the water; fish may be harmed when they eat these droplets. According to its ... In 2013 it was reported that everywhere along the track that a plume had drifted, a massive die-off of benthic foraminifera was ... as Used in Response to the MC252-Spill Lead to Higher Mobility of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Oil-Contaminated Gulf of ... When oil is dispersed, it is distributed in three dimensions (in the water column) rather than just two (on the surface). USF ...
nov., a reductive dehalogenating bacterium isolated from chlorinated solvent contaminated groundwater" (PDF). Int J Syst Evol ... lykanthroporepellens, and further transformed abiotically to allyl alcohol in the presence of water (other abiotic reactions ... are industrially important chemical intermediates globally produced on a massive scale.[11] Due to spills and past ... lykanthroporepellens, have shown great promise for clean-up of chlorinated solvent-contaminated soil and groundwater.[4] Using ...
... with contaminated water being used to irrigate a further 32.5 million mu (21,670 square kilometres) and another 2 million mu ( ... DDT was used on a massive scale from the 1930s, with a peak of 72,000 tonnes used 1970. Then usage fell as the harmful ... As it has low water solubility, it tends to stay at the water surface, so organisms that live there are most affected. DDT ... Uranium in Ground Water Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India (2012) ...
Witchweed seeds spread readily via wind and water, and in soil via animal vectors.[9] The chief means of dispersal, however, is ... seem to suggest that the pathogen could successfully infect the massive corn crops of the American Midwest.[2] ... and control activities such as contaminated seed destruction, the acreage parasitized by witchweed has been reduced 99% since ...
... using fungi to lower bacterial levels in contaminated water).[44] ... the underlying mycelium can itself be long-lived and massive. A ... Raw brown mushrooms are 92% water, 4% carbohydrates, 2% protein and less than 1% fat. In a 100 gram (3.5 ounce) amount, raw ... Once such stages are formed, the mushroom can rapidly pull in water from its mycelium and expand, mainly by inflating preformed ... Many novices have mistaken humid water marks on paper for white spore prints, or discolored paper from oozing liquids on ...
... fresh water, and other supplies to areas of Panay, which were not reachable by truck due to flooded roads. The mission in Panay ... the ship was forced to relocate to avoid a radioactive plume from the Fukushima I nuclear accidents which had contaminated 17 ... but was redirected towards Japan to provide support after the massive 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. The ship, stationed ... s crew performed radiation decontamination by scrubbing down any surface that could have been contaminated, including the ...
... contaminated the waters of Minamata Bay with an estimated 27 tons of methylmercury, contaminating the local water supply. This ... Animal studies have shown that incomparably massive doses of X-ray irradiation of male mice resulted in birth defects of the ... When lead pipes are used for drinking water and cooking water, this water is ingested, along with the lead, exposing the fetus ... Drinking water is often a medium through which harmful toxins travel. Studies have shown that heavy metals, elements, nitrates ...
... and the contaminates are contained in the wells. Screens or filters may also be used to trap contaminates.[14] ... Molten metal is poured into an open-ended, water-cooled mold, which allows a 'skin' of solid metal to form over the still- ... with items as massive as 45 kg (99 lb) and as small as 30 g (1 oz) with very good surface finish and close tolerances.[4] ... If the material is moving too fast then the liquid material can erode the mold and contaminate the final casting. The shape and ...
Decaying corpses contaminated the water supply and the city suffered regular epidemics of cholera, smallpox, measles and ... The massive London civil engineering projects of the mid-19th century-the railways, the sewer system and from the 1860s the ... Its proximity to the Thames meant that bodies could be cheaply transported to the terminus by water from much of London, and ... the return journey initially took around an hour owing to the need to stop to refill the engine with water, but following the ...
His body was severely contaminated by radioactive water. He was carried out by Gorbachenko and Palamarchuk and died at 6:00 am ... Yuvchenko held open the massive door into the reactor room and the other three proceeded in to locate the control rod mechanism ... The landing was found damaged, covered with ankle-deep water, and there were leaks of boiling water and radioactive steam. ... Akimov reported an intact reactor and explosion of the emergency water feed tank. He ordered continuous feeding of water into ...
It bears a small amount of water during the winter and virtually no water during the summer.[76] Most of its water supply is ... A massive influx of Palestinian refugees swelled Gaza's population after the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. By 1967, the population had ... More importantly, and based on a UNEP study after the 2008 war, the debris is highly likely to be contaminated with PAHs and ... See also: Water supply and sanitation in the Palestinian territories. Water supply and sanitation. According to the 1997 census ...
The barrels are filled with water, and the water can be pumped from barrel to barrel in order to test different centers of ... for example collecting samples in jars with metal lids contaminates the sample and is not done in scientific testing.[27][48] ... One of these ideas is that clouds are being seeded with electrically conductive materials as part of a massive electromagnetic ... of Water Resources Division of Operations and Maintenance (September 1995); published by US Department of the Interior's Bureau ...
... and when at least one of the planets is more massive, causing the orbital period of a less massive planet to be more perturbed. ... Up to 50% of young white dwarfs may be contaminated in this manner.[114] ... Since the star is much more massive, its orbit will be much smaller.[78] Frequently, the mutual centre of mass will lie within ... Massive planets can cause slight tidal distortions to their host stars. When a star has a slightly ellipsoidal shape, its ...
This means if the water around them was contaminated with oil and the dispersant used to get rid of the oil, then these ... It is a prevalent pathogen of oysters, causing massive mortality in oyster populations, and poses a significant economic threat ... It sucks in water and filters out the plankton and detritus to swallow, then spits the water back out, thus cleaning the water ... Because of the abundance of oysters filtering the waters of the Chesapeake, the water was much clearer than it is now. ...
As many as 120 tons of contaminated water have seeped into the surrounding ground from a compromised tank at Japans stricken ... A total of seven water storage tanks were excavated at Fukushima following a massive 9.0 earthquake in 2011, which triggered a ... Though the contaminated water is not expected to reach the sea, as it is located 800 meters inland, Saturdays incident is yet ... As many as 120 tons of contaminated water have seeped into the surrounding ground from a compromised tank at Japans stricken ...
Water contaminated by waste cannot support a mature, complex, stable ecosystem. Even the vast oceans cannot escape pollution. ... Early in the twentieth century, southern Ohio suffered massive flooding. To prevent a repeat of the disaster, residents in the ... chemical elements and water. The ecosystem is delimited by the climate, altitude, water and soil characteristics, and other ... Water is also cycled. Evaporation from lakes and oceans forms clouds; the clouds release rain that is taken up by the soil, ...
How Saltworks helps resource companies purify water at massive scale. Some of the worlds most contaminated water goes in; you ...
It requires remediation plans for communities serviced by contaminated water points. It requires a massive effort to test all ... The water supplies in the areas with less than 40% tubewells contaminated have primarily been installed in general water supply ... Right to Water. In 2013, Bangladesh adopted a Water Act that declared water for drinking, sanitation, and hygiene as "the ... This report uses the term "water point" to refer to the main water supply technologies used. The principle types of water ...
Dumping massive amounts of radioactively contaminated water into the ocean is unacceptable. Although the ocean covers nearly ... Hundreds of tons of radioactively contaminated water leak from the damaged Fukushima nuclear reactors every day. That water has ... It takes the contaminated water and filters out most of the radioactivity except for tritium. This "tritiated" water is then ... And after theyve done it once, theyll do it again and again until dumping contaminated water into the ocean will become ...
Cholera is a highly contagious disease that occurs in settings without clean water and proper sanitation-from poor, remote ... It spreads when someone ingests food or water contaminated with vomit or feces from a person carrying the disease. Contaminated ... In recent years we responded to dozens of outbreaks, including massive epidemics in post-earthquake Haiti and war-torn Yemen. ... MSF water and sanitation staff work to ensure availability of sufficient latrines and adequate supplies of clean water from ...
Column] ALPS and frozen water wall can be the performance before discharging contaminated water to the Pacific ... Expert "New volcanic island may have a massive explosion" [ ... 311 all β cesium chiba children column contaminated water ... Seawater Tritium level in front of impervious wall became the highest / "Contaminated water continuously overflowing" ... leakage marine NRA nuclear pacific PCV port prime minister radiation reactor1 reactor2 reactor3 reactor4 restart retained water ...
Floodwater is not just water. Its often contaminated with sewage, chemicals and debris, including glass and other sharp ... Massive, massive cleanup in store for Houston after Hurricane Harvey. The big challenge is "how to spend long term big amounts ... "This is going to be a massive, massive cleanup process," Abbott said in an interview today with "Good Morning America" co- ... Thats why floodwaters and standing waters pose various risks, including infectious diseases, injuries and chemical hazards, ...
Avoid drinking or preparing food with tap water until youre sure its not contaminated. ... "Were driving through neighborhoods in all five boroughs in New York and parts of New Jersey to provide food, water, supplies ... Materials such as cleaning products, paint, batteries, contaminated fuel and damaged fuel containers are hazardous. Check with ... American Red Cross Escalates Massive Relief Operation div.article-header-image{display:none;} div.article-box-image{display: ...
Their water is contaminated, and a plague of scabies and impetigo has hit the tribe. ... Critics Decry Massive Step in Wrong Direction as Big Banks Move to Buy Up Fracking Industry Assets With Coronavirus Bailout ... And when they crack and contaminate aquifers for natural gas, a process known as fracking, they are acting like extremists. ... In Wisconsin, a mining company called Gogebic Taconite helped draft a law earlier this year that allows it to contaminate ...
Texas officials said Tuesday that water samples taken earlier this year from a Houston-area community did not raise concerns ... such as inadequately chlorinated swimming pool water or heated and contaminated tap water) enters the nose. ... The advisory also was canceled for two state prisons and Dow Chemicals massive Freeport works. ... It usually infects people when contaminated water enters the body through the nose. From there it travels to the brain and can ...
311 all β cesium chiba children column contaminated water debris decontamination deform earthquake express fish fukushima ... Cesium fall-out observed after the massive gas in the plant Following up this article..Reactor buildings are hidden by thick ... Highly contaminated water still keeps leaking to the sea Mr. Aoyama from Meteorological Research Institute analyzed the ... He talks highly contaminated water is probably still leaking to the sea because the ...
The Flint water system was connected to Detroits massive infrastructure until, under emergency management, it was broken off ... Residents discussed the health problems they are facing due to contaminated water. Melissa Mays of Flint, who chaired the July ... Home » Coast to coast » Detroit to Flint water march ends. Detroit to Flint water march ends. By Abayomi Azikiwe posted on July ... A week-long, cross-state march, organized under the theme "Clean, Affordable Water for All: Detroit to Flint Water Justice ...
Radiation levels in Fukushima remain high, contaminating food and water in the area. ... A 9.0-magnitude quake triggered a massive tsunami, causing damage to the plant that led to multiple meltdowns. Over 15,000 ... No abnormalities were seen with the water processing facilities," Tokyo Electric Power Company said in a statement. ...
A massive response is required.". "But amid these concerns about food and shelter, the threat of contaminated water reigns," ... Man With ALS Who Confronted Flake on Plane Has Just One Birthday Wish: A Massive Day of Action to Kill the #GOPTaxScam ... "Were really afraid that the same thing will happen in this situation-it just seems like access to water is already so, so ... "In its wake, the hurricane left pools of stagnant water, overflowing rivers and dead bodies-creating a breeding ground for the ...
Biaoxin Chemical Company caused "massive" tap water pollution in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province, forcing the closure of two out of ... Chinese authorities closed a chemical plant under investigation for contaminating water supplies to 1.5 million people in the ... In recent years, a series of high-profile industrial accidents along Chinas major rivers has disrupted water supplies to big ... The city of Harbin in Heilongjiang Province was forced to sever water supplies to 3.8 million people for five days. ...
CURWOOD: Water into the ocean...what would the environmental impact be of dumping massive amounts of water contaminated with ... They just had one from a few weeks ago, and they have a massive amount of water. They had a lot of water that they had ... CURWOOD: Talk to me about the contaminated water there, the radioactive water. How much of it is leaking out now? ... so they have about 1,000 tanks of contaminated water, and the water accumulation rate is at about 400 tons a day due to in- ...
The term cluster-fark would need massive doses of steroids to be able to describe that situation. ... But avoid responsibility for contaminating the drinking water for over 300,000 people for a week or more by declaring ... But avoid responsibility for contaminating the drinking water for over 300,000 people for a week or more by declaring ... Company connected to West Virginia chemical spill that contaminated water for more than 300,000 people, Freedom Industries, ...
Handling the nuclear contaminated land and water is still a huge concern. It complicates the recovery tenfold. ... The volume of the debris is so massive and endless no one really knows how it will or will not work out. The another massive ...
It is spread by contaminated water and food and primarily affects the digestive system. ... It does not require a massive dose of viable typhoid bacilli to cause the disease. There are many well-documented cases of ... Caused by Salmonella typhi, which is transmitted in contaminated water or food, it is characterized by bleeding from the bowel ... The disease is spread by contaminated food and water.. People who have had typhoid fever may be infectious for many months ...
... where around 45 million people are at risk from drinking water that is contaminated with naturally occurring arsenic. Drinking ... 650 million people still lack access to clean water, despite great progress over last two decades. This column looks at the ... this water can lead to symptoms of arsenicosis, which have a significant negative impact ... 2015), we add to the empirical evidence on the massive costs of this contamination. We investigate the effect of drinking ...
A city water pollution expert warned the runoff could be contaminating San Francisco Bay. City planners had fined the company ... Neighbors complained about dust blowing off a massive pile of crushed concrete. ... The company, Packal said, had a truck to haul water from site to site. The driver would pick water up from PG&E yards to haul ... Adding water to dirt makes it illegal to take to ordinary landfills, since dumping it can allow common pollutants like lead or ...
Neighbors of a huge sinkhole sending cascades of contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste into Florida's main ... water from the fertilizer plant in central Florida are likely to have seeped into the Floridan aquifer after the massive ... AP) - Neighbors of a huge sinkhole sending cascades of contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste into Floridas main ... Floridas Department of Environmental Protection and the company say contaminated water has not migrated enough to threaten ...
Risk based approach to contaminated land/ground water. *Source - Pathway - Receptor concept ... Massive cost mitigation opportunities at initial stage. Response and Investigation Issues* ... Contaminated Land Regime. *Land is defined as contaminated if "Significant harm is being caused or there is a significant ... Pollution is likely to enter controlled waters.. *If contamination has entered controlled waters to restore as reasonably ...
Certainly, we know, the mantle is yet rebounding from the weights applied to it by the massive ice sheets from the last ice age ... How do you build a centrifuge that can handle 500 tons of contaminated water, as far as I have read this is a way to remove ... Twice as much contaminated water entering ocean from Fukushima as officials claim? Japan Govt: 600 tons of groundwater enters ... NHK: Sinking ground at Fukushima plant may have deformed tank, leading to leak of extremely contaminated water (VIDEO) August ...
Water-washed diseases come from having insufficient water for washing and personal hygiene or when people wash in contaminated ... This diminished foreign aid programs for agriculture and opened the way for massive growth of agribusiness. ... Water-based diseases come from hosts that live in water or require water as part of their life cycle. The most widespread types ... Waterborne diseases include those transmitted by drinking contaminated water, particularly when contaminated by human excreta. ...
There is a boil water advisory in place, because flood waters may have contaminated drinking water supplies. Emergency response ... In islands where it is already present, contaminated water can also spread typhoid and even cholera. ... How do you boil water if you dont have electricity or natural gas? In Naples, water distribution lines have been broken by the ... Lack of clean water leads to waterborne illness. Diarrhea, for example. Its a nuisance to a healthy adult with a working ...
After the waters recede, almost everything they have touched is contaminated. Massive amounts of soaked household and personal ... I ran out and saw water coming across the carpet. Ten minutes later it was up to my knees," said a southwest Houston resident ... One grateful recipient recalled the experience "overwhelming." "My neighbor called me at 1:45 a.m. to ask if I had water in my ... A flooded homes contaminated contents are heaped up in piles for removal. Photo by Jennifer Martino. ...
Its transmitted by contaminated food or water with salmonella. Typical symptoms are a severe headache, nausea, massive loss of ... The germ is spread by drinking contaminated water or infected food. This disease can be found in Indonesia, Asia, Africa and ... The vaccine is only between 50-80% effective so stay away from water that could be contaminated and uncooked food. Take the ... A foreign bacteria or bug enters your system, most often from contaminated food and water and causes diarrhea. Many travelers ...
Does their toxic legacyochemicals bioaccumulating in the food chain; contaminated air, soil, and water; lingering (and ... Given the massive problem of human antibiotic resistance, is it wise to insert bacteria genes into our food? Will the ... BRITAINs farmland could be contaminated by genetically modified crops grown on the Continent, a report reveals today. Under ... If a farmers (NON-transgenic) field is cross-pollinated (genetically contaminated) by his neighbors genetically modified crop ...
  • Radiation spewed into the air, and highly contaminated water ran into the Pacific. (apnews.com)
  • Hepatitis A is transmitted through contaminated food and water. (quickquote.com)
  • Many of these pathogens are transmitted through contaminated food and water. (stlukes-stl.com)
  • But arsenic's deadly contamination of the drinking water of many millions of Bangladesh's rural poor is a disaster that humans have caused and perpetuated. (hrw.org)
  • The government and international donors initially promoted the proliferation of tubewells many years ago as a source of drinking water in order to reduce death and illness from microbial contamination of surface water. (hrw.org)
  • 2015), we add to the empirical evidence on the massive costs of this contamination. (voxeu.org)
  • The contamination is supposed to reach the aquifer supplying Tokyo with water by next year. (enenews.com)
  • If contamination has entered controlled waters to restore as reasonably practicable the flora and fauna dependent on the aquatic environment prior to the pollution incident. (slideserve.com)
  • The lack of effective sanitation in most of the Third World, breeding epidemics and disease through contamination of sources of drinking water. (greenleft.org.au)
  • With hundreds of thousands of people still without running water, and 20 of the island's 51 sewage treatment plants out of service, there are growing concerns about contamination and disease. (necn.com)
  • Usually those who are infected excrete high numbers of bacteria, creating massive environmental contamination and rapid transmission to other humans. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Until now the origins of this epidemic have been controversial, and the most supported theory is the one of multiple entry places along the coast of Peru due to contamination of water and food in large coastal cities. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Yarra Valley Water and South East Water are scrambling to remedy their possible contamination problem, which was caused by power outages that allowed undisinfected water from Silvan Dam to enter the water supply. (theage.com.au)
  • Fracking water contamination destroys families' drinking water. (foodandwaterwatch.org)
  • In case of water contamination, they are using an equivalence of 1Bq/litter = 1Bq/kg that for practical matters is good enough. (slashdot.org)
  • After Decades-Long Wait, US Navy to Study Health Effects of Water Contamination at the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in North Carolina. (democracynow.org)
  • Last week, the US Navy finally agreed to pay over $1.5 million to fund a study looking into the health effects of water contamination at the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in North Carolina. (democracynow.org)
  • A study published in the Journal of Water and Health has examined microbial contamination of harvested rainwater in the Netherlands. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The water did not comply with Dutch drinking water legislation and factors affecting contamination were found to include storage, roof and environmental conditions. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Massive flooding caused by huge storms across the US has resulted in widespread bacterial contamination of public drinking water supplies. (lifeionizers.com)
  • Continued contamination of public drinking water supplies from flooding is likely to cause that number to rise. (lifeionizers.com)
  • UV Light disinfection was recommended in a joint study by the EPA and the Department of Homeland Defense as an effective means of protecting drinking water supplies from biological contamination in attacks by terrorists. (lifeionizers.com)
  • But even after the immediate crisis eased, scientists have continued to find radioactive contamination in the waters off the plant. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Dumping massive amounts of radioactively contaminated water into the ocean is unacceptable. (greenpeace.org)
  • Mild and moderate cases of cholera are treated by having patients drink large amounts of oral rehydration solution-a mixture of sugars and salts in water. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Three years on, the fires are out but there are still massive amounts of radioactive water to contend with. (loe.org)
  • There is no desire by the authorities in Japan to spend money in the amounts needed to cut off the water releases and air emissions at Fukushima Daiichi. (enenews.com)
  • Though the flooding was confined to a limited number of residential areas, each flooded home required massive amounts of work for restoration. (lds.org)
  • Massive amounts of soaked household and personal belongings are dragged out of the residences and heaped up on the curb. (lds.org)
  • Improved communication would help calm those fears, which likely persist since huge amounts of radiation-tainted water will have to be released into the Pacific after it is processed to bring it below legal limits. (yahoo.com)
  • Massive amounts of contaminated water - a combination of water leaking from the three damaged reactors and inflows of underground water - have also accumulated inside reactor and turbine basements and threaten to leak into the Pacific Ocean. (yahoo.com)
  • The chemical agriculture industry keeps telling us that the amounts of pesticides in our food and water are too small to harm us," Bill Walker, EWG managing editor and report co-author, told us Thursday. (wpbf.com)
  • Bacteria that attack the lining of the intestines stimulate the secretion of massive amounts of salts and water, depleting the body of needed fluids. (health24.com)
  • The new chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Co. says the utility needs to stop dragging its feet on plans to dump massive amounts of treated but contaminated water into the sea and to make more money if it's ever going to succeed in cleaning up the mess left by meltdowns more than six years ago at the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant. (foxbusiness.com)
  • Massive amounts of radiation-contaminated water that has been processed and stored in hundreds of tanks at the plant are hindering decommissioning work and pose a safety risk in case another massive quake or tsunami strikes. (foxbusiness.com)
  • TEPCO needs to release the water - which contains radioactive tritium that is not removable but considered not harmful in small amounts - into the Pacific Ocean, Kawamura said. (foxbusiness.com)
  • If tissue is not frozen, thoroughly flush the eyes with large amounts of clean low-pressure water for at least 15 minutes. (europa.eu)
  • Cholera victims are always treated with oral rehydration solutions - prepackaged mixtures of sugars and salts that are mixed with water and drunk in large amounts. (msf.org.uk)
  • Trace amounts of sex hormones, prescription drugs, flame retardants and herbicides are being detected in treated drinking water pumped to more than 7 million people in Chicago and its suburbs. (chicagotribune.com)
  • City officials were prompted to start testing for the substances after the Tribune found trace amounts of pharmaceuticals, residue from personal care products and unregulated industrial chemicals in local tap water. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Our very awareness of trace amounts of these chemicals comes in large part because we are aggressively conducting research on water quality and safety," said Tom LaPorte, a spokesman for the Chicago Department of Water Management. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Conventional sewage and water treatment filters out some of the substances, or at least reduces the concentrations, but studies have found that small amounts still get through. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Natural gas development is a major industrial activity that uses toxic chemicals, produces massive amounts of hazardous waste, releases methane (a potent climate change pollutant) and other dangerous air pollution, and has contaminated water and air in communities across the country. (nrdc.org)
  • A total of seven water storage tanks were excavated at Fukushima following a massive 9.0 earthquake in 2011, which triggered a tsunami that crippled the plant's ability to cool its fuel rods. (rt.com)
  • This latest incident comes on the heels of failures in the cooling system - only two weeks ago a massive power outage caused the plant's cooling system to fail for 29 hours. (rt.com)
  • With a plant's tainted water still flowing, no end to environmental fears […] For months now, it has been hard to escape the continuing deluge of bad news […] new accidents have added to the uncontrolled releases of radioactive materials. (enenews.com)
  • Water used to cool the plant's reactors became contaminated and began leaking after the natural disaster. (lbc.co.uk)
  • The frustrating part is just the water management, the continuing leaks, doesn't help with public trust and confidence, and it is a complicated site. (loe.org)
  • TOKYO (AP) - A former U.S. nuclear regulator says cleaning up Japan's wrecked Fukushima plant is a bigger challenge than the work he led at Three Mile Island and that ongoing radioactive water leaks are a minor part of that task. (yahoo.com)
  • He said that the meltdowns in three of the reactors, massive radiation leaks and the volume of contaminated water at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, on Japan's northeast coast, make it a more complicated clean-up. (yahoo.com)
  • The attention on the contaminated water leaks is "out of proportion," and is hurting the overall cleanup process by slowing things down, he said. (yahoo.com)
  • Recent leaks from storage tanks holding radioactive water have added to the concerns. (yahoo.com)
  • They point to massive leaks of benzene, a known carcinogen, from a fuel storage farm at Camp Lejeune. (democracynow.org)
  • In countries where open sewage is accessible to flies, the insects land on the sewage, pick up the bacteria, and then contaminate food to be eaten by humans. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A foreign bacteria or bug enters your system, most often from contaminated food and water and causes diarrhea. (quickquote.com)
  • The infectious cycle of this bacillus occurs when the bacteria moves from its aquatic environment into a human through contaminated water and contaminated food. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Infected humans excrete bacteria contaminating a new environment and new water sources. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • These bacteria produce a potent enterotoxin that forces the intestines to excrete massive volumes of highly contagious fluid until the illness runs its course. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • A new survey from Bluewater shows the majority of Americans (56%) worry their drinking water contains harmful contaminants like lead, bacteria, carcinogens, and plastic. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • Overland Park, KS, Jan. 5, 2018 - A new survey from Bluewater , innovator of world-class water purifiers for homes and businesses, shows the majority of Americans (56%) worry their drinking water contains harmful contaminants like lead, bacteria, carcinogens, and plastic. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • Corroborating the vicious cycle, the survey showed that people who drink bottled water for a semblance of control of their water supply are more worried about contaminants like lead, carcinogens, bacteria, pharmaceutical residue, and microplastics compared to the general population. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • Bluewater innovates, manufactures and comercializes compact water purifiers that harness the company's patented reverse osmosis technology to remove virtually all pollutants from tap water, including lead, bacteria, pesticides, medical residues, chlorine and lime-scale. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • Like other cities, Chicago must notify the public if its drinking water contains regulated contaminants, including lead, pesticides and harmful bacteria. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Thirty years ago, the buildup of sewage bacteria in ponds and rivers contaminated the surface water, killing a quarter of a million children annually. (geotimes.org)
  • Ten percent of all water quality samples collected last year from nearly 3,500 coastal and Great Lakes beaches in the U.S. contained bacteria levels that failed to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's most protective benchmark for swimmer safety. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Chlorination - adding chlorine to kill bacteria and microbes in the water - is a life-saver in refugee sites of this scale. (unhcr.org)
  • If your local water authority issues a boil alert for your area, you should treat your home's water supply as if it has become contaminated with these deadly bacteria. (lifeionizers.com)
  • Reverse Osmosis systems, water softeners and other common water filtration technologies offer no protection whatsoever against bacteria, viruses, and cysts. (lifeionizers.com)
  • As many as 120 tons of contaminated water have seeped into the surrounding ground from a compromised tank at Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. (rt.com)
  • Tensions are rising in Japan over radioactive water leaking into the Pacific Ocean from Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, a breach that has defied the plant operator's effort to gain control. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) - Texas officials said Tuesday that water samples taken earlier this year from a Houston-area community did not raise concerns before the detection of a deadly, microscopic parasite, which doctors believe killed a 6-year-old boy. (wtop.com)
  • Lake Jackson officials said this week that three of 11 samples of the city's water indicated preliminary positive results for the naegleria fowleri microbe. (wtop.com)
  • Twice as much contaminated water entering ocean from Fukushima as officials claim? (enenews.com)
  • Health officials are also recommending that anyone who bought the contaminated eggs should follow the CDC's five steps for cleaning and disinfecting their refrigerator. (winknews.com)
  • Government officials and TEPCO said most selected radionuclides in the water can be reduced to levels allowed for the release. (lbc.co.uk)
  • Japanese officials have acknowledged that radioactive ground water has been leaking from the plant since soon after the nuclear disaster. (yahoo.com)
  • EPA officials said that of last week they still had not been unable to inspect five of the island's 18 Superfund sites - highly contaminated toxic sites targeted for cleanup because of risks to human health and the environment - including the former U.S. Navy bombing range on the island of Vieques. (necn.com)
  • Officials say running water has been restored to 72 percent of the island's people. (necn.com)
  • TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - All 37,000 of the lead water pipes in New Jersey's capital city will be replaced over the next five years at an estimated cost of $150 million, Trenton officials said Thursday. (ap.org)
  • PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Two western Michigan townships reached a tentative settlement with a footwear company in a federal lawsuit over contaminated water, officials announced Tuesday. (ap.org)
  • In the latest round of testing prompted by a 2008 Tribune investigation, city officials discovered that more than two dozen pharmaceutical drugs and other unregulated chemicals pass through Chicago's massive treatment plants. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Health officials estimate that one million people were exposed to contaminated well water at the base before the main well was shut down in 1984. (democracynow.org)
  • Health officials estimate a million people were exposed to contaminated well water at the base before the main well was shut down in 1984. (democracynow.org)
  • UNICEF 'solved' this health problem quickly: A massive tube well project - health officials considered groundwater inherently safe - allowed citizens to easily and cheaply tap shallow (less than 150 meters deep) subsurface water, immediately putting millions at risk of arsenicosis. (geotimes.org)
  • Residents of the affected towns say they received no warning before officials cut off their water, and still do not know exactly how big the accident is or how long it will take to clean up. (yahoo.com)
  • Biaoxin Chemical Company caused "massive" tap water pollution in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province, forcing the closure of two out of three tap water plants, Xinhua news agency said. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Last year, heavy pollution turned portions of the Han River, a branch of the Yangtze, red and foamy, forcing the government to cut water supplies to as many as 200,000 people. (taipeitimes.com)
  • The country's cities are among the world's smoggiest and the government says its major rivers, canals and lakes are badly polluted by industrial, agricultural and household pollution, with 200 million rural inhabitants without access to safe drinking water last year. (taipeitimes.com)
  • A city water pollution expert warned the runoff could be contaminating San Francisco Bay. (propublica.org)
  • Pollution is likely to enter controlled waters. (slideserve.com)
  • Pollution from fracking chemicals contaminates drinking water and puts peoples' health at risk. (foodandwaterwatch.org)
  • Other than climate change, environmental concerns about the production of animal products may also relate to pollution, deforestation, unsustainability and the use of water and land. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the 2006 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) report Livestock's Long Shadow, animal agriculture contributes on a "massive scale" to global warming, air pollution, land degradation, energy use, deforestation, and biodiversity decline. (wikipedia.org)
  • It contributes to numerous forms of environmental degradation, including air and water pollution, soil depletion, diminishing biodiversity, and fish die-offs. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's often contaminated with sewage, chemicals and debris, including glass and other sharp objects. (go.com)
  • Many are still waiting anxiously for results from tests for radiation and toxic chemicals in their well water. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Curt Guyette, of the ACLU of Michigan, reports, "Flint's water contained corrosion-control chemicals until April 2014, when Flint's ties to the Detroit water system were severed. (workers.org)
  • Discontinuing the use of the anti-corrosion chemicals allowed the toxic scale built-up on the insides of pipes over the past decades to be released into water flowing into people's homes. (workers.org)
  • ROME, Ga. - Scientists are currently testing more than 100 water treatment plants in north Georgia for a group of chemicals linked to cancer and other serious illnesses. (wtsp.com)
  • For years, Chapman has been concerned with the impact the chemicals could pose to the river's fragile ecosystem and those who rely on it for drinking water. (wtsp.com)
  • The number of communities hitherto acknowledged as being exposed to water contaminated by Union Carbide's toxic chemicals, is now known to have increased from 22 to 44- representing tens of thousands of families. (bhopal.org)
  • The term "fracking" has come to mean far more than just the specific process of hydraulic fracturing, when companies inject large volumes of fracking fluid composed of water, sand and chemicals deep underground, at extreme pressure, to create fractures in targeted rock formations to bring oil and gas to the surface. (foodandwaterwatch.org)
  • France and two American states have halted fracking because of fears that chemicals used may pollute water sources. (climate-resistance.org)
  • And even if fears about 'chemicals' polluting water sources have some foundation, there seems to be scant evidence for them. (climate-resistance.org)
  • Water sources are being polluted by human waste and other harmful chemicals. (smore.com)
  • In developed countries, hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection usually results from consumption of contaminated meat or water and causes acute liver disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Meanwhile, the Gram Pradhans of sensitive areas have been advised to launch massive sanitation campaign from their own budget to check the spread of the vector-borne disease which is mainly caused due to consumption of contaminated water and unhygienic conditions. (hindustantimes.com)
  • So far, more than 200 million gallons of tainted water has drained from a waste heap through a 45-foot-wide hole into the Floridan aquifer, which provides water to millions of people in the state. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Tens of millions of gallons of reprocessed water from the fertilizer plant in central Florida are likely to have seeped into the Floridan aquifer after the massive sinkhole opened up. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • A recent Associated Press (AP) investigation has revealed that old, abandoned mining sites release 50 million gallons of water polluted with these toxins into the American water supply every single day. (naturalnews.com)
  • The records show that at average flows, more than 50 million gallons (189 million liters) of contaminated wastewater streams daily from the sites. (naturalnews.com)
  • 911 Metallurgist explains that when these workers accidentally destroyed the dam that was holding back a pond, 3 million U.S. gallons of wastewater and tailing (massive piles of mine waste) containing dangerous heavy metals like cadmium, lead and arsenic were dumped into Cement Creek, which is a tributary of the Animas River. (naturalnews.com)
  • More than 200 million gallons of contaminated wastewater from a fertilizer plant in central Florida leaked into one of the state's main underground sources of drinking water after a massive sinkhole opened up beneath a storage pond, a phosphate company said Friday. (latimes.com)
  • In 2004, during Hurricane Frances, 65 million gallons of polluted waste from a fertilizer plant was sent into waters near Tampa Bay, resulting in thousands of dead fish and other marine life. (latimes.com)
  • Rome once pumped eight to 10 million gallons a day from the Oostanaula and relied on it as its main water source. (wtsp.com)
  • But a natural-gas boom there spawned some 40,000 wells that brought up millions of gallons of contaminated water. (nwf.org)
  • Also, about 1.7 gallons of water are wasted every day just from leaky faucets. (smore.com)
  • Some of that early release actually was intentional, because TEPCO reportedly had to dump 3 million gallons of water contaminated with low levels of radiation into the Pacific to make room in its storage ponds for more heavily contaminated water that it needed to pump out of the damaged reactors so that it could try to get them under control . (nationalgeographic.com)
  • To produce 1 pound of feedlot beef requires about 2,400 gallons of water and 7 pounds of grain (42). (wikipedia.org)
  • Arsenic does not affect the drinking water of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka or other large cities, where drinking water comes from deep aquifers of higher-quality water, or from treated surface water, which is then distributed through a network of pipes. (hrw.org)
  • And when they crack and contaminate aquifers for natural gas, a process known as fracking, they are acting like extremists. (commondreams.org)
  • What remains available is in lakes, rivers, aquifers (ground water) and rainfall run-off - all of which are under threat. (greenleft.org.au)
  • The depletion of ground water in aquifers through mining and agriculture. (greenleft.org.au)
  • Aquifers are vast, underground systems of porous rocks that hold water and allow water to move through the holes within the rock. (latimes.com)
  • More than 7,500 accidents related to fracking occurred in 2013, negatively impacting water quality in rivers, streams and shallow aquifers. (foodandwaterwatch.org)
  • Japan's government believes a full cleanup of the Fukushima site will take some 40 years, and the cleanup of contaminated areas will cost at least $13 billion. (rt.com)
  • This is going to be a massive, massive cleanup process," Abbott said in an interview today with " Good Morning America " co-anchor Robin Roberts . (go.com)
  • And the reuse of San Bernardino's Norton Air Force Base required massive environmental cleanup before the land was suitable even for industrial use. (pe.com)
  • In an interview Thursday with selected media including The Associated Press, Kawamura said despite the massive costs of the cleanup and meeting tighter safety requirements, nuclear power is still vital for Japan's national security. (foxbusiness.com)
  • But what is worse, this essential cleanup work of contaminated resources is, for the most part, not being done. (preventdisease.com)
  • Her prediction is based on big business moves to capture control of the world's freshwater supplies and turn water into the next major commodity boom. (greenleft.org.au)
  • The incident comes less than a year after Mosaic, one of the world's largest fertilizer makers, settled a massive federal environmental lawsuit with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in which the company agreed to nearly $2 billion in fixes, improvements and cleanups at its plants. (latimes.com)
  • Eight of the world's twenty longest rivers are located in the Amazon basin, where a fifth of Earth's fresh water is found. (worldnomads.com)
  • TEPCO is as of yet uncertain what caused one of its seven tanks to leak, though it plans to pump the remaining 13,000 cubic meters of water into other tanks within the next two weeks. (rt.com)
  • Leur nombre est petit même en comparaison avec les résultats des propres recherches de Tepco de 1995. (fukushima-diary.com)
  • Under the basic plan adopted by ministers, TEPCO will start releasing the water in about two years after building a facility under the regulatory authority's safety requirements. (lbc.co.uk)
  • TEPCO on Thursday acknowledged that samples of underground water from near a tank where a major leak occurred last month showed high levels of radioactive tritium. (yahoo.com)
  • The Nuclear Regulation Authority has estimated the amount of that water at a hefty 90,000 tons and urged TEPCO on Thursday to quickly increase anti-leak measures to the basements to minimize the risk of the highly toxic water spreading. (yahoo.com)
  • Dale Klein, a former NRC chairman who was also in Tokyo as a TEPCO adviser, said Friday that the contaminated water problem would last "for at least a decade" until planned removal of molten fuel that needs constant cooling begins. (yahoo.com)
  • Water would be an issue that TEPCO would have to pay attention for a long time," he said. (yahoo.com)
  • Earlier, TEPCO had balked at calls by NRA chairman Shunichi Tanaka for controlled release of the water, now exceeding 770,000 metric tons, into the sea, fearing a public backlash. (foxbusiness.com)
  • Kawamura says TEPCO must become more profitable to manage to cover the gargantuan costs of cleaning up Fukushima Dai-Ichi after it suffered multiple meltdowns due to the massive March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami. (foxbusiness.com)
  • It marked a significant escalation in pressure for TEPCO, which has come under severe criticism since what many view as its belated acknowledgement July 22 that contaminated water has been leaking for some time. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Hundreds of tons of radioactively contaminated water leak from the damaged Fukushima nuclear reactors every day. (greenpeace.org)
  • Yesenia is one of 20,000 people left without water since a massive sulfuric acid leak last week at the Buenavista copper mine in northwestern Mexico, one of the largest in the world. (yahoo.com)
  • But the leak turned its waters a reddish orange for a 60-kilometer stretch. (yahoo.com)
  • In 2015, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) workers and personnel from the Environmental Restoration LLC triggered a massive environmental disaster when they accidentally caused the release of toxic wastewater into the Animas River watershed while doing repairs at the Gold King Mine in Silverton, Colorado. (naturalnews.com)
  • The most toxic water gathers in the basements, Barrett said, but it is so far "adequately controlled. (yahoo.com)
  • Fracking produces massive volumes of toxic and radioactive waste. (foodandwaterwatch.org)
  • Such microorganisms-destructors can be used for different biotechnologies of liquidation toxic substances and purification of contaminated soil and water. (iwaponline.com)
  • BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts state regulators have issued new standards for toxic compounds in drinking water. (ap.org)
  • The Raneys help an Oregon couple with a toxic salt water well who are desperate for a viable water source. (discovery.com)
  • The study could show a link between toxic water at the base and the illnesses and deaths of Marines and their family members over a thirty-year period from the late 1950s to the late 1980s. (democracynow.org)
  • Thousands of Marines and their families who were stationed at Camp Lejeune have long complained of illnesses and deaths linked to exposure to toxic water. (democracynow.org)
  • My star polyps began a massive spawn two days ago and I am wondering if the little pink packets are toxic to the snails. (wetwebmedia.com)
  • Arizpe (Mexico) (AFP) - Ramona Yesenia stood in her town square with two empty jugs, waiting for water to replace the municipal supply contaminated by a chemical spill that turned Mexico's Sonora river orange. (yahoo.com)
  • Invited Lecture, 'Biogeochemical Processes Governing the Fate of Chromium and Uranium within Soils and Waters? (stanford.edu)
  • These costs, known among economists as 'externalities,' include massive waste emissions with the potential to heat up the atmosphere, foul fisheries, pollute drinking water, spread disease, contaminate soils, and damage recreational areas. (preventdisease.com)
  • In addition, mining wastes have often threatened the health of nearby residents by exposure to emissions of sulfur dioxide and oxides of As, Cd, Pb, and Zn from smelter stacks and flues, metal-contaminated soils, and waters and aquatic life with high concentrations of metals. (pnas.org)
  • Cholera is a highly contagious disease that occurs in settings without clean water and proper sanitation-from poor, remote villages to overcrowded cities, refugee camps and conflict zones. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Drinking and using safe water, using clean latrines or toilets, washing hands with soap, and ensuring good food hygiene are all ways to avoid the disease-but are often difficult or impossible for individuals in settings where cholera occurs. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Cholera is rapidly spreading in Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew and the country will be struck by another outbreak of the devastating disease if a massive effort isn't launched to prevent it, aid agencies warn. (commondreams.org)
  • He described the cholera crisis ravaging Yemen as "really a massive, massive outbreak" the magnitude of which the country, the poorest in the Middle East, has never experienced. (nytimes.com)
  • Cholera, a bacterial disease spread by contaminated water, can cause fatal dehydration if left untreated. (nytimes.com)
  • The Amazon's waters teem with parasites and amoebas that can seriously mess with your delicate Western immune system and lead, at best, to that vexing trilogy of vomit, fever and diarrhea, at worst to dysentery, typhoid and cholera. (worldnomads.com)
  • Cholera is endemic in most countries, but disease does not occur in industrialized countries with water and sewage treatment systems. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Cholera is a product of poor sanitation and lack of proper water treatment, so it occurs in areas of poverty, areas where disasters or war have disrupted social structure, and where refugees have concentrated in camps with poor water sanitation and sewage disposal. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Cholera is transmitted by contaminated food or water. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa remains most often affected by cholera and suffers the highest death rate because of poor access to water, sanitation, hygiene, and basic health-care resources. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Despite rapid response and control by public-health agencies, cholera cases are still occurring and will do so until water systems are adequate to prevent it. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Risk factors for cholera include care of someone with cholera, being in an area where cholera is epidemic, and being in an area with poor water treatment and sanitation. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Cholera is an infectious and often fatal bacterial disease, typically contracted from infected water supplies and causing severe vomiting and diarrhea. (phys.org)
  • Cholera is almost always linked to vulnerable water systems. (phys.org)
  • Cholera often breaks out in situations where there is overcrowding and inadequate access to clean water, rubbish collection and proper toilets. (msf.org.uk)
  • MSF's water and sanitation specialists and logisticians play a vital role in the prevention of cholera. (msf.org.uk)
  • GENEVA (AP) - The World Health Organization's emergencies chief says the agency could have acted faster and sent more vaccines to fight a massive, deadly surge of cholera cases in war-battered Yemen this year. (mail.com)
  • People fill buckets with water from a well that is alleged to be contaminated water with the bacterium Vibrio cholera, on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen. (mail.com)
  • The World Health Organization's emergencies chief, Dr. David Salama, said Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 that the agency could have acted faster and sent more vaccines to fight a massive, deadly surge of cholera cases in war-battered Yemen this year. (mail.com)
  • John Snow was a Victorian physician who helped to establish that cholera was spread by contaminated water (not bad air, as theory had it). (platekompaniet.no)
  • We fear that the number of suspected cholera cases will continue to increase with the early arrival of the rainy season and as basic services, including lifesaving water systems and networks, have collapsed. (globalsecurity.org)
  • To make matters worse, a further 400 tons of groundwater run into the destroyed reactors every day where it is also contaminated. (greenpeace.org)
  • CURWOOD: Three years after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, cleaning up thousands of tons of contaminated water at the site is still a problem. (loe.org)
  • All the radioactivity was contained in one building, where 8,000 tons of contaminated water were trapped. (yahoo.com)
  • Soil and water have been poisoned through decades of applying synthetic fertilizers and pesticides to grow billions of tons of livestock feed. (preventdisease.com)
  • ONAHAMA, Japan (AP) - More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored on site in around 900 large and densely packed tanks that could spill should another major earthquake or tsunami strike. (apnews.com)
  • The amount of radioactive water at Fukushima is still growing, by 150 tons a day. (apnews.com)
  • Radiation levels in Fukushima remain high, contaminating food and water in the area. (rt.com)
  • Although the water will be treated and diluted to ensure its radiation levels are below those set for drinking water, the move has been fiercely opposed by local residents, fishing unions and international neighbours China and South Korea. (lbc.co.uk)
  • But despite worries over the massive quantities of water needed to cool the melted reactors, the risk of radiation-contaminated water to public health is minimal, Barrett said. (yahoo.com)
  • Materials such as cleaning products, paint, batteries, contaminated fuel and damaged fuel containers are hazardous. (redcross.org)
  • Yet Virginia Tech researchers found lead levels in Walters' water had reached 13,200 ppb - more than twice the amount at which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declares water as hazardous waste. (workers.org)
  • LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California company that produces Crystal Geyser bottled water pleaded guilty Thursday to illegally storing and transporting hazardous waste and agreed to a $5 million fine, federal prosecutors said. (ap.org)
  • At the top of that list is ending oil and gas industry exemptions in some of our nation's most basic, protective environmental and public health laws - the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act and federal hazardous waste law. (nrdc.org)
  • Congress should close the gaping loopholes in the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, federal hazardous waste laws and other statutes that give this industry a free pass for no good reason. (nrdc.org)
  • Numerous problems have exacerbated the risk of a massive outbreak, including poor sewage disposal systems, the use of contaminated water for agriculture, unreliable electricity to store food and escalating violence in Hudaydah and Taizz, forcing families to flee their homes. (globalsecurity.org)
  • In recent years we responded to dozens of outbreaks, including massive epidemics in post-earthquake Haiti and war-torn Yemen. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Contaminated food or water supplies can rapidly cause massive outbreaks. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Despite the existence of surveillance systems, water and food sanity, still no effective control to prevent appearance of new outbreaks has been achieved, mainly because such factors cannot be adequately regulated in developing countries. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Because of high-volume diarrhea and a potent toxin, it easily contaminates water, and it often spreads explosively in outbreaks. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Contaminated food or water supplies can cause massive outbreaks in a short period of time, particularly in overcrowded areas such as slums or refugee camps. (msf.org.uk)
  • One of our big concerns was that the shallow tube wells could have resulted in outbreaks of water-related diseases. (unhcr.org)
  • In its wake, the hurricane left pools of stagnant water, overflowing rivers and dead bodies-creating a breeding ground for the waterborne disease," the Guardian wrote Friday. (commondreams.org)
  • In recent years, a series of high-profile industrial accidents along China's major rivers has disrupted water supplies to big cities, as the country's booming economy brought more heavily polluting industries. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Soon after, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division discovered elevated levels of the chemical group at one of Dalton's water treatment plants and in multiple rivers downstream, including Conasauga, one of the most biodiverse river systems in North America. (wtsp.com)
  • The massive deltaic complex that underlies Bangladesh was produced when the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers deposited debris eroded from the Himalayas. (geotimes.org)
  • Walls are being built at mouths of rivers to help keep fresh water from being polluted. (smore.com)
  • FARK.com: (8104973) Company connected to West Virginia chemical spill that contaminated water for more than 300,000 people, Freedom Industries, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. (fark.com)
  • Across the world, 650 million people still lack access to clean water, despite great progress over last two decades. (voxeu.org)
  • This column looks at the case of Bangladesh, where around 45 million people are at risk from drinking water that is contaminated with naturally occurring arsenic. (voxeu.org)
  • Fulfilling one of the UN's Millennium Development Goals five years ahead of schedule, 2.6 billion people gained access to sources of clean drinking water between 1990 and 2015. (voxeu.org)
  • More than 650 million people still do not have access to clean water. (voxeu.org)
  • 2000). About 45 million people are at risk from drinking water out of tube wells with an arsenic level higher than the WHO's recommended maximum level (Flanagan et al. (voxeu.org)
  • Florida's Department of Environmental Protection and the company say contaminated water has not migrated enough to threaten private wells in the area, but more than 600 people have accepted Mosaic's offer of free testing since being told of the disaster. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Meantime, the company is advising people not to drink their well water, said Courtney Tinsley, 38, who lives in the rural community of Lithia, less than 2 miles from the plant. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • It usually infects people when contaminated water enters the body through the nose. (wtop.com)
  • In Flint, where the water situation is perhaps the worst, people marched and gathered at City Hall on July 10. (workers.org)
  • And even those places that have received support have reported "huge" shortages of clean drinking water, forcing people to drink stormwater, said Beatrice Lindstrom, staff attorney at the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH). (commondreams.org)
  • Chinese authorities closed a chemical plant under investigation for contaminating water supplies to 1.5 million people in the country's east, state media said yesterday. (taipeitimes.com)
  • The Beijing News newspaper said hundreds of thousands of people had their water cut. (taipeitimes.com)
  • The city of Harbin in Heilongjiang Province was forced to sever water supplies to 3.8 million people for five days. (taipeitimes.com)
  • For example, finding a contaminant in the water of a lot of people at levels above a scientifically derived value should automatically trigger a regulation. (nrdc.org)
  • 35 people have now been diagnosed with salmonella linked to the contaminated food after more than 200 million eggs were recalled by an egg farm in North Carolina. (winknews.com)
  • Shell Oil Co. and Dow Chemical hid a known cancer-causing substance in two commonly-used pesticides that contaminated the drinking water of millions of people in California, according to lawsuits detailed in a report from the Environmental Working Group earlier this month. (wpbf.com)
  • But "garbage" chemical TCP was found in tap water supplies of about four million people in 13 states between 2013 to 2015, according to the nonprofit group. (wpbf.com)
  • People affected by Hurricane Maria bathe in water piped from a creek in the mountains, in Utuado, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (necn.com)
  • People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have been drinking water from condemned wells. (necn.com)
  • People in the U.S. can't comprehend the scale and scope of what's needed," said Drew Koslow, an ecologist with the nonprofit Ridge to Reefs who recently spent a week in Puerto Rico working with a portable water purification system. (necn.com)
  • In the town of Juncos on Thursday, EPA personnel warned people who were swimming in a river by an overflowing manhole that it was contaminated by sewage because a pumping station had failed, said Jaime Geliga, chief of the agency's local municipal water program branch. (necn.com)
  • With literally thousands of people and thousands of livestock traveling in a fairly small time slot the travelers had to spread out to find clean water, wood, good campsites, and grass. (wikipedia.org)
  • People are infected with it by drinking or eating contaminated water or food sources. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Emergency water tankers have been deployed to residents who have no power to boil water after a chaotic day cleaning up from a storm that killed three people, brought down trees and potentially contiminated the drinking water of hundreds of thousands. (theage.com.au)
  • More than 270,000 households across 99 suburbs were urged to boil water and about 16,000 people remained without power on Friday night after the wild storms the night before. (theage.com.au)
  • In other locations, however, dry conditions can mean that clean water sources aren't available and people must consume water from sources known to be contaminated. (phys.org)
  • It was just a massive number of people experiencing the symptoms. (news10.com)
  • Angelides said the firm was slow to respond to the Nov. 13 disaster, which contaminated the drinking water supply for nearly 4 million people. (freerepublic.com)
  • And, in contrast to the states, which is far less densely populated than the UK, people rely far less on private wells for their water supply. (climate-resistance.org)
  • Annual water quality reports mailed last month to people in Chicago and the suburbs noted that the city is testing for substances that aren't on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's list of regulated contaminants. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Drugs end up in drinking water after people take medicines and residue passes through their bodies down the toilet. (chicagotribune.com)
  • People would shun Fukushima fish again as soon as the water is released," said Fumio Haga, a drag-net fisherman from Iwaki, a city about 50 kilometers (30 miles) down the coast from the nuclear plant. (apnews.com)
  • Naoya Sekiya, a University of Tokyo expert on disaster information and social psychology, said that the water from the nuclear plant shouldn't be released until people are well-informed about the basic facts and psychologically ready. (apnews.com)
  • Tatsumi said the stalemate may be further fueling public misconception: Many people believe the water is stored because it's not safe to release, and they think Fukushima fish is not available because it's not safe to eat. (apnews.com)
  • The waters state is adding health issues and more and more people are falling ill. (smore.com)
  • Many people don't think the waters will be clean in time for summer Olympics. (smore.com)
  • Climate change poses risks to international peace and security through massive displacement of people and increased competition for scarce natural resources, speakers told the Security Council today while expressing divergent views on what the 15-member organ can do about it. (un.org)
  • What kind of physical and other challenges has UNHCR faced since the start of the emergency to provide clean water for so many people living in very difficult conditions? (unhcr.org)
  • In addition, the number of people worldwide with access to clean water and sanitation - important tools in the fight against the disease - has gone down rather than up in recent years. (mail.com)
  • I read recently that Japan recycles the greatest amount in the world - some 70% of their garbage Unfortunately, plastic is the big dumping problem in most of the world - added to especially by all the thoughtless people who still buy bottled water. (care2.com)
  • Khobor suspects these marks are caused by arsenic in water from the family's nearby tubewell, a small diameter pipe drilled into the ground that allows him to draw up water by a hand pump. (hrw.org)
  • When the government tested water from the tubewell many years ago they told him the water had around "250 [micrograms per liter] arsenic. (hrw.org)
  • Arsenic in water is colorless, tasteless, and odorless. (hrw.org)
  • The authors go on to estimate that, depending on progress of ending exposure, between 1 and 5 million of the 90 million children estimated to be born between 2000 and 2030 will eventually die due to ex-posure to arsenic in drinking water. (hrw.org)
  • Bangladesh maintains a standard of 50 micrograms of arsenic per liter of water. (hrw.org)
  • However the evidence for considerable death and illness from exposure to arsenic in drinking water between 10 and 50 micrograms is increasing. (hrw.org)
  • The ground water in the country is widely contaminated by naturally occurring arsenic (Smith et al. (voxeu.org)
  • 2012). Drinking water with an unsafe arsenic level for a prolonged period can lead to the disease arsenicosis, which includes serious physical health effects such as visible skin problems, various types of cancer, and reproductive disorders (Smith et al. (voxeu.org)
  • We investigate the effect of drinking arsenic-contaminated water on mental health - a largely under-researched topic so far, despite the seemingly high prevalence of mental disorders in Bangladesh (Hossain et al. (voxeu.org)
  • Using data from a large household survey about respondents' physical and mental condition and tube well usage, our study provides a more thorough picture of the relationship between drinking arsenic-contaminated water and mental health than currently offered by the literature on this topic. (voxeu.org)
  • 2010). To account for potential endogeneity of water source, we take advantage of the quasi-randomness of arsenic distribution and use the pre-1999 tube well as an instrument. (voxeu.org)
  • We envisage three possible channels through which unsafe arsenic levels in drinking water may affect mental health: physiological, social, and psychological. (voxeu.org)
  • First, drinking arsenic-contaminated water may affect certain brain functions and in turn directly increase the probability of depression (Martinez et al. (voxeu.org)
  • But drinking more water to improve one's health is counterproductive when that water is contaminated with dangerous heavy metals like arsenic and lead. (naturalnews.com)
  • Invited Lecture: ?The Largest Mass Poisoning in History: Arsenic in Drinking Water? (stanford.edu)
  • The waste was produced by filtering arsenic out of Sierra Nevada spring water at CG. (ap.org)
  • Arsenicosis is chronic arsenic poisoning from drinking water. (geotimes.org)
  • Although the fine alluvial mud contains only traces of arsenic weathered from arseno-pyrite minerals in the mountains, the slow percolation of groundwater concentrates arsenic in the water consumed by unfortunate citizens. (geotimes.org)
  • Most of the private wells nearby are also contaminated and there are no government tubewells in his part of the village. (hrw.org)
  • The aquifer also supplies water to thousands of domestic, industrial and irrigation wells throughout the state. (latimes.com)
  • The company said it has been "recovering the water by pumping through onsite production wells. (latimes.com)
  • Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, collectively called PFAS, have turned up in public water supplies and private wells around the country, and there is growing evidence that long-term. (ap.org)
  • Prior to the latest massive refugee influx in August 2017, the Kutupalong refugee camps had 134 deep tube wells. (unhcr.org)
  • After the influx, due to the huge increase in the refugee population and the urgent need to provide more water, a decision was taken to install more tube wells. (unhcr.org)
  • Also, with water being pumped from 20,000 tube wells at the same time, there was a dramatic drop in water levels of the first, ground-level aquifer. (unhcr.org)
  • To overcome this issue and to avoid future water conflicts, a prompt decision was taken at the start of 2018 by agencies working in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector to start decommissioning shallow tube wells and start installing only deep tube wells. (unhcr.org)
  • These rules fall far short of what's necessary to protect millions of acres of wild lands, as well as drinking water sources for millions of Americans (including private wells when homeowners don't own their mineral rights, as well as large municipal watersheds like that of Washington, D.C. (nrdc.org)
  • The key pillars of this strategy rely on MSF's medical staff working alongside epidemiologists, water and sanitation experts, logistics managers and community health promoters. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Southeast Asia has had increased cases due to flooding, dense population, and lack of clean water, sanitation, and hygiene resources. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Minhaj Uddin Ahmed explains how UNHCR has stepped up efforts in Bangladesh to address the massive water and sanitation needs of Rohingya refugees and their hosts. (unhcr.org)
  • This is why UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and partners have stepped up their efforts throughout 2018 to address the massive water and sanitation needs. (unhcr.org)
  • Minhaj Uddin Ahmed is a UNHCR assistant water, sanitation and hygiene officer working on the Rohingya refugee response in Cox's Bazar. (unhcr.org)
  • He has worked on water, sanitation and hygiene programmes in Cox's Bazar with UNHCR for the past five years. (unhcr.org)
  • To avoid this possibility, we began replacing emergency latrines with new, more hygienic designs approved by water and sanitation experts and the Bangladesh government. (unhcr.org)
  • This is why UNHCR partners and other water and sanitation agencies, working with the government of Bangladesh, stepped up their efforts throughout 2018 to address the massive water and sanitation needs. (unhcr.org)
  • SACRAMENTO (AP) - The state pension fund for teachers should sell its $24 million investment in PetroChina Co. following a massive chemical spill at one of the company's plants in northeastern China, state Treasurer Phil Angelides said Friday. (freerepublic.com)
  • Also known as flukes, and named for their massive suckers, they are generally found in pools and other contaminated waters. (worldnomads.com)
  • The situation can be especially problematic in rainy seasons when houses and latrines flood, and contaminated water collects in stagnant pools. (msf.org.uk)
  • It takes the contaminated water and filters out most of the radioactivity except for tritium. (greenpeace.org)
  • Dale Klein, an adviser to the Tokyo Electric Power Company, tells host Steve Curwood that workers have stabilized the reactors but leaking radioactive water is still a problem. (loe.org)
  • The wall of water also smashed into the Fukushima nuclear power complex causing three reactors to melt down and release a massive plume of radioactive particles. (loe.org)
  • To make up for the loss, more water has been pumped into the reactors to continue to cool the melted fuel. (lbc.co.uk)
  • In Fukushima, the catastrophe was precipitated by a massive earthquake and tsunami, whose aftermath are further adding to the difficulties of containing and cleaning up after the meltdowns of the three reactors. (yahoo.com)
  • The reactors are damaged beyond repair, but cooling water must be constantly pumped in to keep them from overheating. (apnews.com)
  • Scum-encrusted water, contaminated with fracking fluids, festered in plastic-lined ponds, attracting waterfowl. (nwf.org)
  • Tanks of radioactive water tower over workers at the disabled Fukushima nuclear plant in March 2013. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has failed in an effort to control radioactive water leaking into the sea. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • It's transmitted by contaminated food or water with salmonella. (quickquote.com)
  • Floodwater is not just water. (go.com)
  • Japan's nuclear watchdog the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) and the United Nation's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have both suggested in the last few days that the water be dumped in the ocean. (greenpeace.org)
  • Climate change as witnessed by droughts, desertification, salinity, freak weather patterns, sand and dust storms with the loss of top soil that feeds into a further cycle of depletion of viable land and water sources. (greenleft.org.au)
  • Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'The influence of oil contaminated soil on the quality of surface waste water' and will not need an account to access the content. (iwaponline.com)
  • The new approach to the solution of the problem concerning the soil purification from oil using surplus activated sludge as a biopreparation-destructor produced during biological water treatment is offered. (iwaponline.com)
  • The problem of surface waste water treatment is mostly defined by the quality of soil that contacts with such water ( Ksenofontov 2010 , 2011 ). (iwaponline.com)
  • Concentration of oil and oil refining products in surface waste water that gets in contact with oil-contaminated soil. (iwaponline.com)
  • It's also helping South Africa tackle one of its biggest problems: the massive use of chemical fertilizers in the country has made the ground infertile, caused soil erosion and led to contaminated water. (care2.com)
  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called the matter "an urgent issue" and ordered the government to step in and help in the clean-up, following an admission by Tokyo Electric Power Company that water is seeping past an underground barrier it attempted to create in the soil. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • If you must bathe in water you suspect may be contaminated, it is best to boil the water first. (lifeionizers.com)
  • Residents pick up cases of bottled water at the Newark Department of Health & Welfare in Newark, New Jersey, last summer after high levels of lead were found in the municipal water supply. (nrdc.org)
  • In your home, the main risk is that this bacterium infects your household plumbing during periods where your home water supply becomes contaminated. (lifeionizers.com)
  • Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations. (europa.eu)
  • The volume of the debris is so massive and endless no one really knows how it will or will not work out. (hubpages.com)
  • The another massive problem once the debris is sorted is what to do with it. (hubpages.com)
  • In the worst-hit regions, efforts to deliver water treatment equipment have been hampered by debris that still blocks roads. (commondreams.org)
  • Drinking this water can lead to symptoms of arsenicosis, which have a significant negative impact on mental health and thus on household productivity and wellbeing. (voxeu.org)
  • Residents discussed the health problems they are facing due to contaminated water. (workers.org)
  • There were no reports of immediate health problems and the Yancheng local government posted a notice yesterday on its Web site saying that drinking water was safe. (taipeitimes.com)
  • The EPA should regulate a contaminant when 1) it may have an adverse effect on human health and 2) it occurs in water at levels of public health concern. (nrdc.org)
  • There are also huge uncertainties around the impact that fracking could have on water supplies, air quality and public health. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Heavy metals can take a massive toll on your body, health and well-being. (indiatimes.com)
  • At the time, the Environmental Protection Agency changed its health advisory PFAS levels in drinking water from about 500 parts per trillion to 70 parts per trillion. (wtsp.com)
  • The water authority says it's safe to drink, though the health department still recommends boiling or disinfecting it. (necn.com)
  • What we're seeing is the perfect breeding ground for a massive mental health crisis for children," said Lalou Rostrup Holdt, a mental health adviser for Save the Children. (nytimes.com)
  • Are there trends, health trends in their communities, among the residents who consumed contaminated water? (news10.com)
  • RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Rio de Janeiro police are investigating workers at a state utility after foul-smelling tap water began flowing into dozens of neighborhoods in the Brazilian city, raising health concerns and sparking a run on bottled water. (ap.org)
  • Little is known about potential health effects from drinking drug-contaminated water, but scientists and regulators increasingly are concerned about long-term exposure, even at very low levels. (chicagotribune.com)
  • They also suggest an environmental contractor dramatically underreported the level of benzene found in tap water in 1984, then omitted it altogether as the Marine base prepared for a federal health review a decade later. (democracynow.org)
  • But environmentalists say that is not enough to address the health risks posed by the altered metal content of the water. (yahoo.com)
  • All but one of the snails seem to be back to their prior health after yesterday's water change. (wetwebmedia.com)
  • This was a massive event in public health and the founding event of the science of epidemiology. (platekompaniet.no)
  • And to better understand how to protect Americans from the risks of fracking, Congress should support additional independent research on the broad impacts, including those to drinking water, public health and communities. (nrdc.org)
  • Americans in communities around the country are being bulldozed by an industry run amok, and they need action from our leaders in Washington to protect their clean water, clean air, health, and quality of life. (nrdc.org)
  • Before samples are taken, residents are told to run the water in an effort to flush out the toxin build-up near the faucets. (workers.org)
  • The acid runoff could ruin our habitat, and the cyanide could drain into our water lifeblood. (commondreams.org)
  • After the waters recede, almost everything they have touched is contaminated. (lds.org)
  • As Brazilians wait for the water to recede, authorities fear the spread of disease through contaminated water. (pri.org)
  • This meant they could be easily contaminated by latrines nearby or from other contaminated sources. (unhcr.org)
  • In Russia 75% of surface water and 30% of groundwater is polluted. (greenleft.org.au)
  • Ninety percent of groundwater systems under major Chinese cities are contaminated. (greenleft.org.au)
  • While monitoring to date indicates that the process water is being successfully contained, groundwater monitoring will continue to ensure there are no offsite or long-term effects. (latimes.com)
  • Mining of metallic sulfide ore deposits (primarily for Ag, Au, Cu, Pb, and Zn) produces acid mine waters with high concentrations of metals that have harmful consequences for aquatic life and the environment. (pnas.org)
  • In very rare instances, naegleria infections may also occur when contaminated water from other sources (such as inadequately chlorinated swimming pool water or heated and contaminated tap water) enters the nose. (wtop.com)
  • It's often because of contaminated water or food supply," and most deaths occur in developing countries, Murad said. (health24.com)
  • A South East Water spokeswoman said 20,000 further households from their network were also affected. (theage.com.au)
  • It spreads when someone ingests food or water contaminated with vomit or feces from a person carrying the disease. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • To avoid contaminated food or water, "Boil it, peel it, cook it, or forget it" is the mantra to remember. (stlukes-stl.com)
  • The infection spreads when someone ingests food or water contaminated with the faeces or vomit of someone carrying the disease. (msf.org.uk)
  • The nuclear station was damaged during a massive earthquake and tsunami in 2011. (lbc.co.uk)
  • A scenario that i would be afraid of would be a larger earthquake fracturing rock below the lake and allowing water to drain towards the plume. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • So what's to be done about Fukushima's water crisis? (greenpeace.org)
  • According to Maude Barlow in her book, Blue Covenant: The global water crisis and the coming battle for the right to water , in this century water is increasingly likely to be a source of conflict. (greenleft.org.au)
  • And under the Obama administration we saw the EPA on a federal level and, also state environment agencies, have failing such as the Flint water crisis and the newly revealed water crisis that's happening in East Chicago. (therealnews.com)
  • In this part of Bangladesh, we experience a water crisis during the dry season - from end of November through April or May. (unhcr.org)
  • After examining the food and water in a futile attempt to discover contaminants, Soper decided that the disease was probably transmitted by a human carrier. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Between 1975 and 1992, the EPA set about 100 standards for drinking water contaminants. (nrdc.org)
  • Residents of Lake Jackson are likely to remain under orders to boil water for several weeks as the city continues purging the water supply. (wtop.com)
  • Yarra Valley Water said customers who didn't have power to boil water at home would receive a credit to offset purchases of bottled water. (theage.com.au)
  • South East Water has also advised customers to boil water water, with text messages received by customers in Belgrave around 3.30pm. (theage.com.au)
  • This form of water treatment offer the best protection because if you miss hearing about a "boil water" alert, the UV Light system will be there to protect you. (lifeionizers.com)
  • Knowing that your beautiful glass of crystal-clear water may not be as pure as it looks reinforces the need to invest in a high quality water filter like the Big Berkey. (naturalnews.com)
  • They are piled high with gear, water, and fuel, enough for eight days in the backcountry. (earthisland.org)
  • The MPs highlight the apparent contradiction of the UK being committed to massive cuts in carbon emissions under the Climate Change Act while at the same time also encouraging the search for new sources of fossil fuel. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Sometimes the droughts will lead to the drying up of of water sources. (smore.com)
  • Some countries are fighting over water sources and the rights to them. (smore.com)
  • It is challenging to secure adequate water sources for the whole refugee population - most of whom fled to Bangladesh in late 2017. (unhcr.org)
  • The CDC recommends avoiding swimming, bathing and other activities in untreated water sources for this reason. (lifeionizers.com)
  • Of the three systems in use, two had to be shut down for repairs earlier this year when it was found they were being corroded by the very water they were supposed to decontaminate. (greenpeace.org)
  • And it was found contaminating the drinking water of millions of Americans. (nrdc.org)
  • And it is found in the drinking water of millions of Americans. (nrdc.org)
  • Earlier this month , the Soquel Creek Water District of California added to the list of lawsuits filed against the two companies, claiming TCP was found in a drinking water well near a local golf course. (wpbf.com)
  • The Bluewater survey found nearly 70 percent of Americans are relying on bottled water in some capacity, with one-third (33%) drinking more than five bottles per week. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • Only nine percent of single-use plastic is recycled globally, and a study from Orb Media found that 93 percent of U.S. tap water contains plastic strands, or micro-plastics. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • Chotagala, UC Dhamni was done and found contaminated. (who.int)
  • Jamshoro UC Mole Taluka Thano 7 37 9 68 different parts of the area and found contaminated. (who.int)
  • The Floridan aquifer is a major source of drinking water in the state. (latimes.com)
  • Hackett said without the alternative water source, there would have been an entirely different outcome. (wtsp.com)
  • Bula Khan well is the source of water for drinking. (who.int)
  • The possible cost of a water source becoming contaminated should surely be put into perspective. (climate-resistance.org)
  • They suggested the extra magnesium may be coming from my water source (RO, but not DI). (wetwebmedia.com)
  • The germ is spread by drinking contaminated water or infected food. (quickquote.com)
  • Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire. (europa.eu)
  • Yet while there are substitutes for oil, there is no substitute available for an ever scarcer supply of potable (clean) water. (greenleft.org.au)
  • Natural News ) Water - and more specifically, clean water - is life. (naturalnews.com)
  • In October 2017, he created the Bluewater Clean Water movement and is working to bring water advocacy to the forefront in the U.S. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • A week-long, cross-state march, organized under the theme "Clean, Affordable Water for All: Detroit to Flint Water Justice Journey," ended in Flint, Mich., on July 10. (workers.org)
  • Flint resident holds hair and contaminated water. (workers.org)
  • Water shutoffs in each city continue, but in Flint residents are also faced with the extreme deterioration of the quality of their service. (workers.org)
  • The Flint water system was connected to Detroit's massive infrastructure until, under emergency management, it was broken off in 2014 as a "cost-cutting measure. (workers.org)
  • Water flowing into residential homes is coming directly from the Flint River. (workers.org)
  • An extremely angry Flint resident outside City Hall brought with her a container of brown water run from her tap. (workers.org)
  • MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) - Neighbors of a huge sinkhole sending cascades of contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste into Florida's main drinking-water aquifer are fearful and fuming that it took weeks for them to be notified about the disaster. (orlandosentinel.com)