Just How Stupid is Portland for Dumping 38-Million Gallons of Water?
a typical urination of about 1/8 gallon ... drinking water, but it does limitnitrates in drinking water to 10,000 ppb, and urine does contain a lot of nitrogen, so let's use that as a proxy. How many times would that teenager have to pee in a Portland ...
Is The World Running Out Of Water?
And now it’s here: “Running Out of Water ... People forget that all the water we use, we also have to dispose of it. And often we don’t properly treat it before we dispose of it into lakes, rivers and oceans—polluting the very sources of water ...
World Water Day 2012: How Much Water Do You Use Every Day? (INFOGRAPHIC)
How much water have you used today? It may be more than you think. On March 22, join the United Nations and individuals across the world ... as an ocean of people with their hands out waiting for charity-driven solutions, what if we see many of them ...
The Big Thirst: How Is Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Plant Making “Radioactive” Water?
One typical U.S. nuclear power plant uses 30 million gallons of cooling water an hour ... (about as many as live in the Washington metro area). And the U.S. has 104 nuclear power plants--more than any other country, a quarter of all plants worldwide.
Can a glass of water tell you how many fish are in the sea?
With one glass of water, researchers can tell you just how many fish are in a body of water, University of Washington scientists say. And it’s all thanks ... s 1.2 million-gallon Open Sea tank, among the 10 largest aquariums in the world, to determine ...