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Posts tagged drinking water

August 9, 2011

 

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Methane In Our Water? A Potential Impact Of Hydraulic Fracturing

A study of water quality near hydraulic fracturing drilling sites suggests a correlation between natural gas drilling and methane contamination of water.

January 10, 2011

 

Drinking Water

There’s Too Much Fluoride In Drinking Water

In order to protect the public from fluorosis and unnecessary chemicals, the HHS and EPA recommend that fluoride levels in drinking water be lowered.

March 8, 2006

 

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Cactus Goo

This goo is called mucilage. It's the stuff that enables the living plant to store water. In tests, the mucilage proves capable of removing even arsenic.

March 8, 2004

 

Glacier Goners

Scientists predict that within twenty years, the remaining glaciers at Glacier National Park will melt away. How will this effect our environment?

October 7, 2003

 

Dehydration

Ever wonder how long your body could function without water? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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