Importance of Drinking Water Essay

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  • The Importance Of Drinking Water In Flint

    After Flint, Mich., switched from purchasing water via Detroit to sourcing locally from the Flint River, residents began noticing a change in water quality. One resident—Lee Anne Walters—suspected the water might be toxic, and had her water tested for lead. She brought samples to Marc Edwards, an environmental engineer at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a world-renowned expert on water treatment. He found lead levels in her tap water at 13,200 parts per billion; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sounds the alarm at 15 ppb. She subsequently discovered her three-year-old son had blood lead levels so high that he was considered lead poisoned. In fact, researchers estimated 4 percent of all Flint’s children five and under had elevated blood lead--a percentage almost double that seen before the switch to the Flint River water.…

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  • The Importance Of Drinking Water In The Third World

    While those living in more developed nations simply have to turn the faucet handles when they want drinking water or to wash our clothes, for countless of millions more worldwide, this simple act often turns into an ordeal. As such, world organizations from several developed and undeveloped nations convened recently in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to identify and target the five most urgent needs currently found in every third world nation--be it Latin America, Africa or elsewhere. Our article below…

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  • The Importance Of Safe Drinking Water

    Introduction Water is known to many as the ‘elixir of life’ and is essential to the very existence of human life on Earth (Saunders, n.d.). It is thus imperative that water is made available to humans in an acceptable quantity and quality (Mohanty, 2006) at any given time. Visually, this may seem easy enough to achieve given water is present all around us in various forms and mediums (eg. rainwater). However, the crux of this problem lies in the fact that humans can only consume freshwater. Up…

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  • Summary: The Importance Of Drinking Water In Sub Saharan Africa

    around the globe have been suffering from lack of access to drinkable water, hygiene and sanitation. According to the World Health Organization, 2.5 billion people do not have access to decent sanitation. More, almost a billion people defecate in open areas. The lack in proper sanitation and access to sanitation at all causes “1.8 billion people to use source of drinking water fecally contaminated” (WHO). The issue of sanitation and access to water is very important. Thousands of people…

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  • Benefits Of Drinking Water Essay

    Water is a natural gift given to us by nature. Some of us drink it when we are thirsty and some of us drink it when we are fully hydrated. The surprising thing is that there are some people who do not like drinking water at all. In fact, we need water to keep our health well no matter who we are. The importance of drinking water for our bodies is paramount to our health, because it makes up to 70 percent of our bodies’ weight. Drinking water regularly in daily basis is the best gift we can offer…

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  • Tap Water Essay

    use clean and filtered water in their daily lives to survive, ranging from bottled water that we use to drink to keeping our hygiene and brushing our teeth and keeping our bodies clean and hydrated. Although there is water accessible across the globe, several countries, such an example would be Africa, that do not have clean and reliable water due to natural events- erosion, dirt, rain, trash, and more. The events and catastrophes that happen in the world can lead to fatal events. Dirty water…

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  • Informative Speech: Attention Getter For Drinking Water

    would like to share with you some interesting facts about water consumption. Did you know that the average human adult consists of 72% water? That’s right. 72% water. And not only that, but we achieve the highest consistency of water when we are first born, being approximately 90% water weight. B. Relevance – These facts clearly show how vital water is for the human body and how relevant water is throughout our lifespans. As we all obviously know, we must drink water in order to stay alive,…

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  • Tap Water Hypothesis

    get thirty? Does a glass of water seem to do the job? The research question I am investigating is What is the preferred type of drinking water, NYC bottled water of tap water? This research question is important because we need to know whether the best tasting water is the one most people drink. This research shows the repeatability of a procedure in a different setting because this research has been done before but not with the water types I’m using and my location. In this research I will…

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  • Cost Of Water In Rural China

    Cost of Water in Rural China Water is one of the most undervalued resources that are essential to human beings, industries and agriculture. Safe water is also one of the biggest issues that our world face today. Technology has made water access as easy as turning on the tap water and press of a button to flash the toilet. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (2014), each person uses about 80-100 gallons of water per day. Estimation may vary depends on geographic location, but no matter where…

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  • How Does Drinking Enough Water Benefit The Body

    INTRODUCTION Attention Getter: 70% of an adult’s body is made up of water. In one year, the average American residence uses about 100.000 gallons of water. Per day, 400 billion gallons of water are being used in the United States. PURPOSE: To inform the audience how consuming enough water is important for the body. IMPORTANCE to AUDIENCE: Certain health diseases that we acquired are caused due to insufficient amount of water in the body. This speech will inform you how drinking the right amount…

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