By: Penny Burke
Water is such a precious commodity that without it, of course, all life will cease to exist. Considering the drought over the last 10 years, our dwindling water supply and how much we rely upon it, something has to be done to conserve what we...
By: Douglas Wesson
I guess the thing that confuses me about this question is we must assume that all "natural waters" are not drinkable. That is not really the case as some well waters are actually relatively pure and good for human consumption right out of the ground...
By: Joel Stottlemire
Why Io Erupts: Gravitational Tidal ForcesIo, a moon of Jupiter, is the most volcanically active body in the solar system. It is so hot and fluid that it turns itself entirely inside out ever few hundred millennia. How a moon sized object could be so...
By: Aaron Murray
Where would we be without water? There is only one word to answer this question. DEAD! There would be absolutely no life on earth without it. The earth would be a giant, dry rock with no life upon it. No plants, No animals, No humans...
By: Reed Green
A better title to this discussion might be "How we contaminate our lakes". Contaminate according to Merriam-Webster is to "soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by contact or association" or "to make unfit for use by the introduction of unwholesome or undesirable elements". Pollute on the...
By: Nuc Mum
Potable water is on its way to becoming the most valuable resource on the planet and yet it is wasted because of its seeming abundance. At least in the United States that is. I see everyday such a waste of water that would be looked...
By: Nadine Sellers
The essential waters: the essential children, priorities loom ahead.The next generations will not know water as the free commodity of past ones. Rivers and lakes are drying up. Oceans have collected the liquid run-off, rubbish and solid waste as well. Pollution has become a...
By: John Walter
Sediment is the build up of sand, rock, and debris from natural occurrences and from residential and commercial construction sites. Site development is probably one of the biggest concerns that we face with sediment build -up. Different control measures are in place in various states...
By: Theresa Sampson - 286561
The Great Barrier Reef is the only living organic collective that can be seen from space. It is the largest coral reef ecosystem and lies off the east coast of Australia. The coral forming the Great Barrier Reef has caused many ships to sink, including...
By: gemini girl
The water of the oceans is in constant motion. The gravitational pull of the sun and moon oscillates the surface of the oceans twice a day while the wind agitates it into waves.The surface of the sea exerts a frictional drag on the bottom...

 

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