Growing concerns that drives many to action are the problems with water. Water is a nonrenewable resource that is not considered by many to be running out, but may become scarce in the century to come. 2,604 more words
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(Reuters) – Portland, Oregon is flushing 38 million gallons (143 million liters) of drinking water down the drain because a 19-year-old man urinated in an open reservoir early on Wednesday morning, city water officials said. 111 more words
WATCH: 38 Million Gallons of Water in Portland, OR, to be Flushed After Teen Urinates Into Reservoir
The city of Portland, Oregon, has been forced to dump millions of gallons of drinking water. Why?
Because someone urinated into a water reservoir.
Surprising still, this isn’t the first time this has happened. 175 more words
The reason cranky adults yell things like “Get off my lawn!” at teenagers isn’t just to protect that lawn. No, we’ve learned in our wise old age that it’s just easier than yelling “Please think about your decisions and how they will affect those around you before you do something just because you think it’s funny!” Case in point: A 19-year-old who’s wasted 38 million gallons of drinking water just because he apparently thought it’d be hilarious to pee in it.
Our staffs, and our NGO partner members share a light moment before an evaluation meeting of a completed drinking water project in Nimchola.
After this project, people now have taps at their doorstep when earlier they had to walk up to two hours to fetch water.
Posted April 11, 2014