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Radioactive Water Leaks Into Groundwater At Indian Point Nuclear Plant

Radioactive water leaked into the groundwater at the upstate Indian Point nuclear power plant, officials said Saturday.<p>Read more on New York Daily News

Radioactive Water Has Leaked Into The Ground In Downstate New York

The leak happened at a troubled facility about 30 miles north of New York City. Gov. Andrew Cuomo called the leak "alarming."<p>A nuclear power plant about 30 miles north of New York City has leaked radioactive water into the ground.<p>New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the leak Saturday, saying …

Colgate’s Water Saving Super Bowl Ad Dollars Could Provide 4.2 Million Gallons Of H20

The company poured the equivalent of 4.2 million gallons of water down the drain -- to tell you not to waste water.<p>Colgate's Super Bowl 50 ad encouraged viewers to turn off the faucet when they brush their teeth because "every drop counts."<p>The spot highlighted the struggles of people around the …

Jupiter moon Ganymede could have ocean with more water than Earth – NASA

New data suggests Jupiter’s moon Ganymede, the largest in the solar system, has an underground ocean which contains more water than all of Earth's …

Pluto's Mysterious Floating Hills Are Probably Water Icebergs

Icebergs floating on a weird sea of frozen nitrogen.<p>NASA astronomers have determined that the mysterious, floating hills dotting Pluto's vast central nitrogen glacier are most likely icebergs. The suspected bergs, many of them several miles across, are composed of frozen water, leaving us with the …

There's No 'Big Fix' For Water Crises

We must develop a "water ethic," Barnett tells Water Deeply.<p>SAN FRANCISCO – January 27 was the 100th anniversary of Hatfield’s flood. You may have missed the occasion unless you were with Cynthia Barnett. Barnett, an environmental journalist, has written three books about water and last week she …

How The Earth Could Lose Every Drop Of Water It Has

In this scenario, the oceans vanish into space<p>Think of it as extreme global warming.<p>Using a computer model, researchers examined what might happen if the amount of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere increased dramatically. Really, really dramatically. In a paper published today in <i>Nature</i> …

5 Reasons You Should Drink More Water

H2O has major health benefits you shouldn't overlook<p>The general rule of thumb: Eat fiber to keep things, er, moving. Now, though, a new study published in <i>The American Journal of Gastroenterology</i> finds that staying hydrated may be more important than eating fiber for staying regular.<p>Researchers …

Water-powered motorbike brainchild of Brazilian civil servant

With a bit of knowledge in mechanics and a lot of fantasy, a Brazilian civil servant has created, in his garage in São Paulo, what he calls the “Moto Power H2O”.<p>Ricardo Azevedo has transformed his 1993 Honda NX 200 into a kind of water-powered motorcycle. The bike uses a car battery to produce …

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How to track your water intake with your iPhone and Apple Watch

Drinking enough water each day is important, yet it’s something a lot of people don’t do. Last year I committed myself to making sure I drank an adequate amount of water each day. To hold myself accountable I went on a hunt to find a way to easily track water intake on iPhone, and if possible, …

Baker boat race generates water-worthy science fun

Ask any home do-it-yourselfer what's in their toolbox and they'll probably mention duct tape. As the old joke goes, it may not hold the universe together, but it's pretty darned handy for domestic fixing and fastening.<p>It even works surprisingly well as a waterproof boat-building material, as eighth …

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Water main break turns parts of Pennsylvanian city into winter wonderland

A residential junction in Scranton, Pennsylvania has been left literally frozen after a massive water main break in wintry overnight …

Water Conservation Tips

Learn how to reduce your water usage.<p>1994 was the year that federally mandated low-flow showerheads, faucets, and toilets started to appear on the scene in significant numbers. How can you conform to the standards and help increase energy efficiency in your home?<p><b>At Home</b><p>On average, 10 gallons per …

Billboard Makes Water From Air

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

Harvesting fog to provide drinking water to world's driest regions

A fog-harvesting system that is up to five times more efficient than previous systems at turning airborne water into drinking water has been …

California farmers brace for water shortage despite El Nino

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Farmers in California's fertile San Joaquin Valley are bracing to receive no irrigation water from a federal system of …

Flood alerts issued for London as River Thames waters rise

LONDON — Waters rose on the iconic London banks of the River Thames on Friday as flood alerts were issued in the wake of Storm Imogen.<p>The Thames …

Why It's So Disturbingly Common for Water Regulation to Fail

What happened in Flint reflects an environmental bureaucracy too easily tripped up by local politics.<p>The Texas border townsof Rio Bravo and El Cenizo had always lacked safe drinking water supplies, back to their founding as <i>colonias</i> by unscrupulous developers in the 1980s. When the Rio Bravo Water …

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Water shortages affecting two-thirds of world’s population for a month every year and the crisis is far worse than previously thought<p>At least two-thirds of the global population, over 4 billion people, live with severe water scarcity for at least one month every year, according to a major new …

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Decade of rising seas slowed by land soaking up extra water

New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid …

If Carbon Levels Keep Rising Unabated, Earth's Oceans Could Eventually Evaporate

Boiling point.<p>Scientists predict that one day, with the Sun slowly evolving into a red giant, the intense heat and light it produces will make life …