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There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you. When washing dishes by hand, don't let the water run while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash water and the other with rinse water.




Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap. Collect the water you use for rinsing fruits and vegetables, then reuse it to water houseplants. Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It's simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a week.

Bella Vista School

Night Shift English Class

Student: Madeline Ríos Date: April 18th, 2013

English Class
Madeline Ríos
April 18th, 2013

usually reaching the sea. Water can dissolve many different substances. Water on Earth moves continually through the hydrological cycle of evaporation and transpiration (evapotranspiration). Currently. The strain not only affects surface freshwater bodies like rivers and lakes. However. giving it varying tastes and odors. Humans and other animals have Health and pollution Water fit for human consumption is called drinking water or potable water. about a billion people around the world routinely drink unhealthy water. This natural resource is becoming scarcer in certain places. The taste of spring water and mineral water. Evaporation and transpiration contribute to the precipitation over land.Definition Water is a chemical compound with the chemical formula H2O. and gaseous state (water vapor or steam). Water that is not potable may be made potable by filtration or distillation. Poor water quality and bad sanitation are deadly. Water is a liquid at standard ambient temperature and pressure. ice. and its availability is a major social and economic concern. The World Health Organization estimates that safe water could prevent 1. . condensation. often advertised in marketing of consumer products. Properties Water is a liquid at standard temperature and pressure. Water vapour is essentially invisible as a gas. 90% of all wastewater still goes untreated into local rivers and streams. The advertised purity of spring and mineral water refers to absence of toxins. but it often co-exists on Earth with its solidstate. derives from the minerals dissolved in it. pollutants and microbes. but it also degrades groundwater resources. some five million deaths a year are caused by polluted drinking water. A water molecule contains one oxygen and two hydrogen atoms connected by covalent bonds. The intrinsic colour of water and ice is a very slight blue Human uses        Agriculture For drinking Washing Transportation Fire extinction Recreation Industrial applications hue. In the developing world. precipitation. or by a range of other methods. developed senses that enable them to evaluate the potability of water by avoiding water that is too salty or putrid.4 million child deaths from diarrhea each year. and runoff. not the absence of naturally occurring minerals. It is tasteless and odorless. although both appear colorless in small quantities. pure H2O is tasteless and odorless.