£2.6m water main completed in Raloo – Larne Times

On May 19, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

It is now official! The community of Raloo has received word that its new water pipeline, which will service more than 1,400 homes has been completed. It has been one of the main goals of the community to improve the quality of life for all residents in not only this area, but wanted to set […]

 

What’s Driving Clean Water?

On May 17, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

Humans have the ability to go without food for twenty one days but they cannot live without drinking water for three days. It must be noted that this importance of water makes it necessary to drink clean water but it is sometimes a challenge to see clean water. That is why many researchers and student […]

 

Conserving the World’s Most Precious Resource

On May 15, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

The surface of the earth is made of 70 percent water but on a sober note, only one percent of this water is known to be fresh water which is drinkable by humans. We are about to celebrate the 49th anniversary of the Earth Day globally and the golden jubilee is around the corner and […]

 

Water sector to create a new vision for the future

On May 13, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

Ofwat and a coalition of water companies and government organizations — including the Environment Agency, the Drinking Water Inspectorate, and others — are rolling out a new vision for the future of the UK water sector. This will include better, more reliable service, as well as responding to new challenges such as climate change and […]

 

Drinking Diet Coke ‘won’t boost weight loss – it makes you eat 200 MORE calories a day’ – The Sun

On May 11, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

A new study has found that people drinking diet coke would be induced to eat extra calories. These calories estimated to be about 200 calories per day. This comparison was made in the study between kids who drank diet coke and kids who took only water. A surprising study that was found was that kids […]

 

Climate change will strain Michigan infrastructure, say experts – MLive.com

On May 7, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

According to experts at an event hosted by US Senator Gary Peters in East Lansing, climate change adaptation efforts will impose substantial costs on the state of Michigan. The expert panel noted that the more frequent floods and storms and higher temperatures associated with climate change will strain physical and public health infrastructure. Epidemiologist Lorraine […]

 

Drinking water might help kids limit soda – Reuters

On May 5, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

It is estimated that twenty percent of US children and adults do not drink water at all in a typical day. These persons depend on sodas and sweetened beverages to fulfill their water needs making them consume twice as much calories of sugar from these sources as those who drink water. These results are worthy […]

 

How To Combat The Effects Of Hard Water On Your Skin And Hair – Vogue.co.uk

On May 3, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

Hard water is typically defined as ground water that contains calcifying minerals, such water has these minerals dissolved into or suspended within, that causes a buildup in pipes, faucets, on dishes and you when you bathe in it. It can leave hair and skin dry, flaky and harder to clean. For hair, make sure to […]

 

Could these five innovations help solve the global water crisis?

On May 1, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

A total of 1.2 billion people live in a water scarce area. Providing clean drinking water to the masses is a huge problem in raising people out of poverty. One idea it help the problem is a drinkable book. The pages have information about clean water and the book is printed on filter paper which […]

 

There’s nothing inevitable about water shortages – The Guardian

On April 29, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

A recent report concluded that England could run out of water in 25 years. How you preserve enough water for everybody without having to harm the environment is the most important problem. Having a citizenry in the first place is more important than creating more reservoirs or pumping water out of the ground that may […]