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    nutrition and clean water. The video shows how bad nutritional diets in poor countries could lead to detrimental heath consequences that could be prevented by the intake of vitamin A in poor countries. The video also shares how lack of clean water along with poor sanitation is associated with infections. Clean water and healthy nutrition are not accessible to poor countries, which makes people living in these poor countries susceptible to acquiring infections and diseases. The video also touches on the obesity problem in the U.S. and the need to stop increasing rates of obesity among children. The video features an Ophthalmologist, named Alfred Sommer. Sommer began using drops of Vitamin A to help children with night blindness in Indonesia. Nigh blindness is caused by lack of Vitamin A and Sommer was determined to help children receive Vitamin A in through an easier form than the injection of Vitamin A. Sommer…

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    to the end of their designed service life. It has been 30 years for most of them since they were constructed, and 30% of them are over 50 years old. About 1 of 4 bridges in Virginia are structurally deficient, which requires maintenance, rehabilitation or replacement. Some of them even don’t meet the current design standards. The dams bring many benefits to the residents of Virginia, which includes recreation, water supply, irrigation, flood control and power generation. However, most of them…

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    In the works written by Neil Postman “Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology”, Stephen Lansing’s “Priests and Programmers” and Vandana Shiva’s “Biopiracy” growing technologies along with more restrictive laws can shape an individual’s freedoms as well as things that would otherwise seem “free” as in food. Postman argues a world with an increase in technology could undermine the morals within humanity and end up controlling humanity as an end result. Lansing’s research analysis is…

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    In the article Birth Control in Drinking Water: A Fertility Catastrophe in the Making? from the National Catholic Register, the writer Celeste McGovern, argues that EE2 (the form of synthetic estrogen found in most birth control pills) may have negative effects on human health. She argues that birth control pills are not safe for use, as they are ending up in the water supply by being urinated by the females using them. The first example McGovern uses to back up her claim is by looking at the…

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    “Miguel Del Toral, an E.P.A expert, says the state was testing the water in a way that could profoundly understate the lead levels”. “Given the very high lead levels found at one home and the preflushing happening in Flint, I’m worried that the whole town may have much higher lead levels than the compliance results indicated.", stated in "Nobody should have to be living like this". In 2014 Governor Snyder switched the water from the Detroit water system to Flint River not knowing how big of a…

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    had thought about it. That is an example of global warming. It wasn’t just my confirmation bias at work; it was real. My time on this earth has been far shorter than my father’s, yet one can still observe climate change on this earth over the course of a decade or two, even if the overall results are diminished. So in my time of remembering playing in the Michigan snow from age six to eighteen, I was in fact able to observe a mellowing of the winter’s intensity. The Southwest United States…

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    From glass doors to plastic curtains, your option is really based on the size of your bathroom and your personal taste. To purchase the right type of shower for your bathroom, you will have to consider how you want the water stream to feel and how important the design is to you. It’s also important to note that different types of showers require different heating systems. Electric Showers This type of showers can be used with any domestic water system. Electric showers are usually connected to…

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    John Simon Accomplishments

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    1854 the City of London was being adequately drained via sewers, cesspools were a rarity, and every house had a water supply, although water was not continuously available. (Sanitary) Even a few slum landlords were forced to repair or tear down their properties -- a new enforcement for the City. Simon remained as Medical Officer of Health with the City from 1848 to 1855. During this time Simon was the man behind the dynamic changing force of the sanitation history throughout London. This is…

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    Chicago Flood Essay

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    and advice been listened to, this flood would not have occurred,” James Mctigue responded, when attacked by the Mayor and blamed for the flood. But blaming someone does not change the fact that all hell broke loose that April day. The tunnel wall finally broke down, and river water came rushing in, saturating several sub-basements connected to buildings throughout the loop. This caused a total of 1.5 billion dollars in damage, which could have been easily averted with the original ten-thousand…

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    American Water Problem

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    Today, in a society full of advanced technology, people think our country is perfect. With water resistant phones, 3-D holographic advancements, and cars equipped with automatic braking systems, it is no wonder Americans have this perceived idea of perfection. However, our country is suffering from a problem that we thought only third world countries suffered from, and our carelessness about this issue is not helping our increasingly dangerous situation. Water is everything; water is everywhere.…

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