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  • contamination
  • These violations included exceeding health-based standards, failing to properly test water for contaminants, and failing to report contamination to state authorities or the public. (nrdc.org)
  • As industrialization has spread around the globe, so the problem of contamination and diminishing access to water has spread with it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among the different sources of both point and non-point water contamination, nutrients, waste water, sewage, chemical waste, radioactive waste, oil pollution and plastics are the most common, for example. (wikipedia.org)
  • freshwater
  • Peak water is a concept that underlines the growing constraints on the availability, quality, and use of freshwater resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ultimately, peak water is not about running out of freshwater, but about reaching physical, economic, and environmental limits on meeting human demands for water and the subsequent decline of water availability and use. (wikipedia.org)
  • Flint
  • Some well-known people have used their exposure to further the cause of water justice: Erin Brockovich, media personality and environmental activist has spoken against Flint officials' mishandling of the water crisis there. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2000
  • Yorkshire Water's largest fine, of £119,000 (reduced to £80,000 on appeal), with costs of £125,598, was received in December 2000 after pleading guilty to seventeen charges of supplying water unfit for human consumption. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drinking Water
  • it can endanger wildlife, make our drinking water unsafe, and threaten the waters where we swim and fish. (epa.gov)
  • EPA research supports efforts under the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act. (epa.gov)
  • How does lead get into drinking water? (epa.gov)
  • Learn more about the quality of drinking water in your area by reading your Consumer Confidence Report , also known as the Annual Water Quality report. (epa.gov)
  • This document may also aid travelers and backcountry water users in researching drinking water treatment methods. (cdc.gov)
  • America has a drinking water crisis. (nrdc.org)
  • NRDC has documented serious problems with our outdated and deteriorating water infrastructure, widespread violations and inadequate enforcement of the Safe Drinking Water Act for more than 25 years. (nrdc.org)
  • Our analysis shows that in 2015 alone, there were more than 80,000 reported violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act by community water systems. (nrdc.org)
  • This report picks up where that one left off, detailing a stunning number of violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act around the nation. (nrdc.org)
  • The presence of coliforms in drinking water indicates that possible presence of organisms that can cause diarrhea, cramps, nausea, and headaches in otherwise-healthy people. (nrdc.org)
  • Safe drinking water is essential to humans and other lifeforms even though it provides no calories or organic nutrients. (wikipedia.org)
  • To prevent increased pollution, environmental damage, and to keep drinking water clean, various Legal acts have been signed into law. (wikipedia.org)
  • It requires states and nations to provide clean, accessible drinking water to their people. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Drinking Water Inspectorate said to the ENDS Report that this was not the first time that the company had failed to check valves before working on its distribution mains. (wikipedia.org)
  • passes
  • Cold water first passes through the solar collector, which preheats the water. (energy.gov)
  • At the top of Mount Everest, where the atmospheric pressure is about 0.34 atm, water boils at 68 °C (154 °F). At very low pressures (below about 0.006 atm), water cannot exist in the liquid state and passes directly from solid to gas by sublimation-a phenomenon exploited in the freeze drying of food. (wikipedia.org)
  • collect
  • The first step in the new test for bacteria detection is to collect a sample of water, juice or mashed vegetable leaf and place the chemical-based detection chip in with the sample. (phys.org)
  • The faster Maya can collect water, the faster she can get back to school to learn more. (wikipedia.org)
  • Throughout the story, she gets help from her mother and other people in the village, who want to make it easier for her to collect water and help her get an education. (wikipedia.org)
  • The player helps Maya collect water and other collectibles, as well as avoiding enemies, by drawing a line she can surf on. (wikipedia.org)
  • By collecting water the player unlocks new chapters in Maya's story, shown as still-image videos, and Maya learns new skills so she can collect water faster and protect it better. (wikipedia.org)
  • India
  • The highest total annual consumption of water comes from India, China and the United States, countries with large populations, extensive agricultural irrigation, and demand for food. (wikipedia.org)
  • India has the largest water withdrawal out of all the countries in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • pose
  • Flood waters and standing waters pose various risks, including infectious diseases, chemical hazards, and injuries. (cdc.gov)
  • While this eliminated 103 lagoons, there are at least another 150 in the floodplain which were never closed and continued to pose a risk to water quality and downstream communities. (foodandwaterwatch.org)
  • swim
  • Flood water poses drowning risks for everyone, regardless of their ability to swim. (cdc.gov)
  • Water dragons are semi-arboreal but also need enough water to submerge and swim comfortably in, as well as branches for climbing, and plenty of ground area for roosting and feeding. (anapsid.org)
  • The girl prepared for her swim by going into the hospital's pool room to feel the water and get acclimated with the pool's surroundings on Thursday, Tompkins said. (go.com)
  • provide
  • Vehicles do not provide adequate protection from flood waters. (cdc.gov)
  • Cassini found that water jets from the moon Enceladus provide much of the material in Saturn's E-ring, a diffuse ring outside of the bright, main rings. (nasa.gov)
  • Conventional storage water heaters usually provide backup and may already be part of the solar system package. (energy.gov)
  • A new educational video details the BCB's system and the work performed by staff to provide flood protection, ensure water supply and restore the environment. (sfwmd.gov)
  • Water justice promotes the regulation of corporations from polluting water, and impeding them from restricting access, in any way, to bodies of water that may provide clean water for drinking, fishing, leisure, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • A dam built in 1717 enlarged the existing tarn to provide water for the mines and for the village below. (wikipedia.org)
  • flood
  • Eating or drinking anything contaminated by flood water can cause diarrheal disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Practice good hygiene (handwashing) after contact with flood waters. (cdc.gov)
  • Do not allow children to play in flood water areas. (cdc.gov)
  • Do not allow children to play with toys that have been contaminated by flood water and have not been disinfected. (cdc.gov)
  • Open wounds and rashes exposed to flood waters can become infected. (cdc.gov)
  • Flood waters may have moved hazardous chemical containers of solvents or other industrial chemicals from their normal storage places. (cdc.gov)
  • Flood waters can displace animals, insects, and reptiles. (cdc.gov)
  • Flood waters may contain sharp objects, such as glass or metal fragments, that can cause injury and lead to infection. (cdc.gov)
  • For more information on how to protect yourself and your family, visit CDC's Flood Water After a Disaster or Emergency . (cdc.gov)
  • Resources
  • Managing water resources, Where does water come from? (yorkshirewater.com)
  • The South Florida Water Management District is the oldest and largest of the state's five water management districts, managing water resources in a 16-county region that stretches from Orlando to the Florida Keys, serving a population of 8.1 million. (sfwmd.gov)
  • The first offence was for allowing polluting matter to enter Clifton beck in Brighouse, contrary to section 85(1) of the Water Resources Act 1991. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hubbert's curve was not applied to resources such as water originally, since water is a renewable resource. (wikipedia.org)
  • A current argument is that growing populations and demands for water will inevitably lead to non-renewable use of water resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • moves
  • Water on Earth moves continually through the water cycle of evaporation and transpiration (evapotranspiration), condensation, precipitation, and runoff, usually reaching the sea. (wikipedia.org)
  • supply
  • Properties in Harlow Moor, Harrogate, had received discoloured water supplies in February 2004, which was caused by work on its supply mains stirring up sediment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Water demand already exceeds supply in many parts of the world, and as the world population continues to rise, many more areas are expected to experience this imbalance in the near future. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • Swiftly moving shallow water can be deadly, and even shallow standing water can be dangerous for small children. (cdc.gov)
  • The reason most are missing much of their faces, rubbed off from the snout back past the front teeth, is that water dragons will literally rub their flesh off and break their jaw bones trying to get out of a too small enclosure. (anapsid.org)
  • Driven insane by his experiences, Bartlett ventures out in a small boat in rough water, and Calvin rescues him. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Water Justice movement is largely grassroots, with small groups of citizens taking the issue into their own hands by means of protesting, petitioning, fundraising, or donating items such as water filters in order to broaden access to clean water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Levers Water is a small lake in the English Lake District. (wikipedia.org)
  • bacteria
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli) is a type of bacteria that lives in the digestive tracts of warm-blooded organisms and can cause serious health impacts to people who are exposed-often through contaminated food and water. (foodandwaterwatch.org)
  • Food scientist Lili He and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report that they have developed a new, rapid and low-cost method for detecting bacteria in water or a food sample. (phys.org)
  • Peptone water is also a non-selective broth medium which can be used as a primary enrichment medium for the growth of bacteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • joins
  • It joins Badgworthy Water before flowing to Watersmeet and the Bristol Channel, as the East Lyn River. (wikipedia.org)
  • bills
  • Whether it's additional support if you have no water, help reading your bills, providing your bills in different font sizes or in braille, or if you just need a bit of help to pay your bill, we've got you covered! (yorkshirewater.com)
  • resembles
  • The fictional lake resembles Windermere, but the surrounding hills and fells resemble those of Coniston Water. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • An NRDC study has found that contaminants that may harm human health are found in tap water in every state in the nation. (nrdc.org)
  • More specifically, the access of individuals to clean water for survival (drinking, fishing, etc.) and recreational purposes as a human right. (wikipedia.org)
  • The issue of water justice is considered a relatively recent one in human history: before the 19th century Industrial Revolution, people lived more in harmony with their immediate environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Utility
  • However, Yorkshire Water's performance had turned around so much so that the company was awarded the title by Utility Week magazine three years in succession while no other water company has won it more than once. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • In recent times, Coniston Water has become known for a controversial murder case. (wikipedia.org)
  • Avon Water, also known locally as the River Avon, is a 24-mile-long (39 km) river in Scotland, and a tributary of the River Clyde. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • What's worse, 2015 saw more than 12,000 health-based violations in some 5,000 community water systems serving more than 27 million people. (nrdc.org)
  • amounts
  • Factory farms produce a lot of manure and when they're built in areas prone to flooding they can result in the release of huge amounts of toxic pollution during heavy rains and high water. (foodandwaterwatch.org)
  • Large amounts of water are also chemically combined or adsorbed in hydrated minerals. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • Speakers from more than one thousand organizations participate in World Water Week each year. (worldwaterweek.org)
  • The 85-year-old water park, which was linked to an earlier Naegleria infection in 2010, has since closed. (go.com)
  • But while the 12-year-old continues to regain her strength in the hospital, her mother wanted her to feel comfortable in the water again, Esther Tompkins, Kali's rehab physician and a doctor of osteopathic medicine at Alabama Children's Hospital, told ABCNews.com. (go.com)
  • The game was originally released for iOS on 22 March 2013, on World Water Day, and was ported to Android a year later for World Water Day 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • The remains of Bluebird were recovered from the water in 2001 and the majority of Campbell's body was recovered later in the same year. (wikipedia.org)
  • This fine was a result of being the most hated water company during the "year of the drought" (1995). (wikipedia.org)
  • demand
  • Solar water heating systems almost always require a backup system for cloudy days and times of increased demand. (energy.gov)
  • Since an integral-collector storage system already stores hot water in addition to collecting solar heat, it may be packaged with a tankless or demand-type water heater for backup. (energy.gov)
  • A simultaneous increase in demand and decreasing availability of water are leading to an intensification of competition and conflicts, worsening existing water-based inequalities. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Jessica's Hypnobabies Hospital Water Birth "I continued listening to "Easy First Stage" the whole time during the drive I found it very comforting. (hypnobabies.com)
  • Remains of agricultural settlements from the Bronze Age have been found near the shores of Coniston Water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nearly
  • Water (H 2O) is a polar inorganic compound that is at room temperature a tasteless and odorless liquid, nearly colorless with a hint of blue. (wikipedia.org)
  • loves
  • Maya is a girl who loves going to school and learning new things, but as the village's water pump is broken she keeps getting pulled out of school to get water for her family. (wikipedia.org)
  • Emergency
  • 18,000 US gal) of water a day) from the east side of the region near Goole in a convoy of trucks with 3,500 daily deliveries along the M62 in a drastic emergency measure which cost £3 million a week. (wikipedia.org)