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Royal Navy sailors hospitalised after drinking water contaminated

At least one sailor has been hospitalised after the drinking water on board a Royal Navy ship has been contaminated. The type 23 frigate, HMS Portland, was diverted to Portsmouth on Friday following “an issue with one of the ship’s freshwater systems”.  An unnamed sailor was rushed to Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth with symptoms.  […]

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This Human Activity Uses the Most Water Worldwide — Can You Guess

Source: ISTOCK As you can imagine, we use a lot of water in our day-to-day lives. We use water when we wash the dishes, do the laundry, take a shower — the list goes on. But what human activity uses the most water worldwide? The answer might not occur to you right away, but once […]

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Thurmont to distribute water advisory regarding chemical levels

Thurmont will, by Friday, distribute an advisory from the Maryland Department of the Environment regarding elevated levels of “forever chemicals” detected in the town’s water system, said Mayor John Kinnaird at a town meeting on Tuesday. The chemicals, known as PFOA and PFOS, were detected by MDE in an October 2022 testing event, the results […]

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Technology

Event Highlights Potential of Artificial Intelligence in Enabling

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and 40 UN partners convened an event on ‘The Role of AI in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals,’ with a specific focus on SDGs 11 (sustainable cities and communities) and 13 (climate action). Speakers explored AI’s potential in revealing hidden connections among the SDGs to optimize policy responses for better […]

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Business

Colorado River deadline passes with no deal on voluntary water

The Hoover Dam water intake towers at Lake Mead, the country’s largest man-made water reservoir, formed by the dam on the Colorado River in the Southwestern United States, has dropped 2 inches every day since February (26 feet in one year), are viewed at approximately 25% capacity on July 12, 2022 near Boulder City, Nevada. […]

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World

Boy, 8, attacked by shark on fishing trip vows to return to water

A brave eight-year-old boy in Australia says he won’t be put off going back in the water despite being bitten by a shark on a fishing trip. Manni Alam survived his encounter with the deadly denizen of the deep when it launched at him from the waves as he landed a fish he had caught. […]

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Sports

Rory McIlroy banishes hole 18 water demons!

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Watch Rory McIlroy suffer two nightmares on the 18th at the Emirates Golf Club and just avoid the lake again to claim the 2023 Dubai Desert Classic. This post is originally appeared on Sky News

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Pennsylvania American Water Signs Agreement to Purchase Eliz…

MECHANICSBURG, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Elizabeth Borough Municipal Authority in Allegheny County to purchase its wastewater system assets for $28 million. The system serves approximately 2,200 customers within Elizabeth Borough, Elizabeth Township, Forward Township, and portions of Lincoln Borough. “Pennsylvania American […]

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The Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources |

Climate change is having a significant impact on water resources around the world. As temperatures rise and precipitation patterns shift, the availability and quality of water are changing in ways that can have serious consequences for human health, agriculture, and the environment. In this blog post, we will explore the various ways that climate change […]

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Norwegian Cruise Ship Company Says Electricity and Water Don’t

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