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Water, Water Everywhere 70% of the Earth is covered in water. We all learn this statistic when we are still kids, along with another one: we are 70% water as well. On this planet and inside every creature that calls it home, water reigns supreme. There is no denying its ubiquity. At the same time, […]
Old sewage and flood control systems fail during storm surges in Florida, and water overflows onto the streets of major Florida cities. The storm water from those overflows may contain fecal bacteria. Water at Florida beaches must reach over 70 bacteria per 100 ml of beach water (compared to the 35 per 100 ml of […]
Posted on Water Efficiency October 5, 2018 by Vittorio
Roughly 70% of the earth’s surface is covered with water. Yet less than 3% is freshwater and not all of that is accessible for use. While climate change receives ongoing attention, the risk of water shortage is severe enough to deserve our focus. Here’s why.