Uses of potable water
By: JoAnne Windsinger
An old saying goes, "Water, water, everywhere but not a drop to drink." Taken from "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, it sadly rings true in much of the world today. Most people in industrialized nations take potable water for...
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
What is acid rain and is there a real reason we should be concerned about it? Acid rain is caused when fossil fuel emissions combine with water in the atmosphere. Let's think about this for a second. What produces fossil fuel emissions? There are several...
Defining fjords
By: Susan Smalls
Fjords are beautiful creations that exist because of nature itself. The mountainous backgrounds and steep sides that the water flows between will simply take your breath away. If you ever have the opportunity to go on a fjord cruise or even just travel to one...
Deepest lakes on Earth
By: Effie Moore Salem
I've got the scoop on the ten deepest lakes on earth, but first I'm going to tease you a bit with some interesting facts you can guess at as you read along. (The answers will be at the bottom of the page and will be...
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
We have always had a fascination with running water. We find it relaxing to watch the water flow by. Oh the stories a river could tell. Were some of them here to see the ice ages and perhaps even had dinosaurs tromp through their running...
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
Some consider the artesian well or spring the most potable and pure water available. What makes this type of water so different then those from other sources? The wells come from an aquifer. There are many large running rivers or aquifers all over the earth...
The Blue Nile
By: Michael Fassbender
The Blue Nile is one of two rivers that meet at Khartoum, Sudan, to form the Nile River. The other river, the White Nile, attracts more attention because it flows from Lake Victoria and points even further south, giving the Nile river system much of...
By: Sherry Law
If asked what the world's deepest lake is, most people will probably reward you with a somewhat blank and vacant stare. Even among experts in the field, the list of the world's deepest lakes is a list that is always somewhat in dispute. The lakes...
By: Rex Trulove
Solar water heaters give radiant heat without the normal energy that would be required to heat the water, and without the accompanying need to burn fossil fuels or otherwise put contaminants into the air, water, or land. The setup is fairly straightforward and easy to...
Benefits of a solar water heater
By: Adewale Olowode
As an expert who has been in the field of solar technology for about ten years now,I have come to appreciate the numerous benefits obtainable by sourcing one's energy needs from the sun.Over the years,most of the clients that come my way...

 

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