Water is big news. Â Of course it is, itâ€™s a massive part of our lives. Â We depend on it for life itself and yet weâ€™re all guilty of wasting it from time to time. Â So how did we become so complacent …
An astonishing 5,300 water systems in America have violated the EPA guidelines on lead and copper, putting 18 million Americans unknowingly at risk.
How Did it Get This Serious?
The creaking, aging infrastructure that supplies the water is a known problem.Â The cost of replacing it is too high, and so repairs are carried out piecemeal, when a localized problem becomes serious enough.Â To safeguard the millions of people drinking the water, tests must be carried out to check for unsafe levels of dangerous contaminants, and this is …
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Water at Work in the World
Â Â Â Water plays a crucial role in the development of any nation, city, or even neighborhood.Â Without water, nothing can even exist, let alone thrive.Â Sustainer of life, creator of energy and Captain of the nautical highways, water makes the world go round.
Letâ€™s do a little globe hopping and discover what water is up to in the Orient.
First though, a little electric lesson.
Â Â Â *Electricity is measured in terms of amperage, voltage and wattage.Â Amperage, also referred to as amps, is a measure of the amount of electricity used.Â Voltage, or volts, measures the force or pressure of electricity.Â The amps multiplied by the volts, gives us the wattage, or …