By: Steven J. Wamback
What is an Artesian Spring or an Artesian Well?The key to understanding an artesian well or an artesian spring is confinement. The groundwater aquifer from which artesian water is obtained must be confined.When an aquifer is confined at sufficient pressure to cause the...
By: Erik Van Tongerloo
There are many ways to reduce human water consumption and in some cases you need to change your lifestyle or to use gadgets which need less water with the same result.It is important that you don't use more water than necessary and in many...
By: Nimh Torrents
Every single great civilization in the history of mankind has started out simply enough, but the single most important driving factor of where civilizations spring up and why is water. Without it, man cannot exist. Water is the most important element to humanity. It shapes...
By: Maxwell Payne
There are 3 main factors that contribute to and cause the formation of waves.The first is wind. Wind out at sea has little resistance since there are no large landmasses above water and thus no buildings or mountains to obstruct it. Therefore the wind...
By: The Yellow Labrador
One shouldn't have the passion regarding this subject. But as someone who can distinctly taste the difference between hard and soft water, I have to write about this!TASTE FACTORFirst and foremost, although some people don't seem to have the ability to taste the difference...
By: Asahatter
Most of us will have spent some time on a beach mesmerized by ripples gently lapping at our toes, or perhaps we have been awestruck by huge waves crashing against cliffs and sea defenses. Where does the ocean get such energy. The answer, my friend...
By: Jan Laws
We have recently moved to the mountains of Colorado. Everyone in our development live on at least 1/2 acre. The source of water supply for the homes here is either a well or cistern. We are not set up on a municipal water system.Cisterns...
By: Cory Blanchard
The eruption of Mt. Saint Helens on May 18, 1980 caused a disturbance to the surrounding landscape that graded from complete sterilization to remnant late successional legacies. The resulting biological succession that almost immediately started to unfold became a fascinating lesson in just how much...
By: Ian Loft
Waves are natural phenomena best described as a form of movement through a medium such as a liquid, semi-solid or elastic and even air. Wave movement will often be characteristic of transference of energy such as a radio wave that passes through the medium of...
By: Richard Serra
We live in a world full of technology which does not coincide with nature. As a result, we've contaminated this earth of ours in more ways than one. Acid rain is one of the byproducts of such technology as we find ways to provide ourselves...

 

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