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Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop To Spare

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

Real-World Application

Portland, Oregon flushes water reservoir after man urinates in it

(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

US News

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


Drink up!

By Jordan Garberding

It is a scientific fact that water is one of the main substances that keeps the human body running. According to the… 287 more words

Healthy Eating

2 week health challenge?

So about a week ago a friend and myself decided that we were going to drink more water because we just wanted to get healthier skin and get that natural “glow”. 247 more words

City Officials Flushing 38 Million Gallons Of Water After Teen Pees In Portland Reservoir

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.

Take a break

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