Essays Tagged: "Drinking water"

Drinking Water Dilemma

he government's lack of desire to develop and enforce the appropiate laws to control the decline in drinking water quallity.Before water reaches a sewage treatment plant, it has picked up a large numb ... our bodies, many water born illnesses surface.Giardiasis is one example of an illness derived from drinking contaminated water. Giardiasis, often called beaver fever, gets its name from Gardia lambli ...

(3 pages) 196 1 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Effects of Lead Poison on Children

ace. Here lead builds up in the soil particles. Where it may make its way into underground water or drinking water due to the fact the grounds acidic or if it's soft enough. Either way it stays a long ... eading labels or buying objects which are not painted. Another way in a child can be affected is by drinking water that comes from lead pipes. Houses built prior to 1978 have been found very unsafe du ...

(9 pages) 139 0 3.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bottled Water

A couple of decades ago, people turn to the tap for drinking water. Now, most people, both young and old, drink water from bottles. In fact, the demand ... ter. The quality of tap water has been decreasing. To be safe, people choose bottled water to avoid drinking water that may be contaminated with harmful microorganisms. Contaminated water can cause di ... r is becoming a rare commodity everywhere. Bottled water, whether mineral or distilled, offers safe drinking water for all of us.

(4 pages) 193 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Fluoridation

Agricultural Experiment Station M. C. Smith, E. M.Lantz, and H. V. Smith discovered that when given drinking water supplied with fluorine,rats would develop tooth defects. Further testing by H. T. Dea ... arker and darker until the tooth is erodedcompletely. This was believed to be caused by fluorine in drinking water (Behrman pg.181).A strong uproar was heard when this was released and people wanted a ...

(6 pages) 88 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"Jörundr" is the title. Written in response to assignment of creating an archetype tale; it includes the required evidence of a hero's journey, keenings, alliteration, etc.

ared to enter. Here, he decided that the lake could provide him a chance to freshen up and serve as drinking water also. Little did he know that Ófeigard had his gaze set upon him. "Now," decid ...

(12 pages) 29 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

All you need to know about Ireland and its turbulant history

nment in Ireland has suffered severely from growing industry and economic development. 45% of Irish drinking water is bacteriologically contaminated with human and animal feces. Only 1% of original Ir ... . In 1999 Ireland appeared in the European Court of Justice over a scandal regarding the quality of drinking water . According to the World Conservation and Monitoring Center, Ireland is last in the E ...

(3 pages) 78 0 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

< How have sociologists attempted to explain different patterns of health and illness for different groups of people across the globe >

utrition.This is because people eat one kind of food and in little quantities and also the sanitary drinking water which is as important as having a balanced diet.A century ago, in Europe there were d ...

(6 pages) 82 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A Persuasive Letter on Air Polution

t flows through the air to water or electricity? Dumping ships' fuel in harbors pollutes the drinking water; I know that filtering is the first thing comes to mind, but it doesn't take all poll ...

(2 pages) 142 2 3.2 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Hatchet

obeson, the main character of Hatchet, lives on a deserted island. He has a water hole that he gets drinking water from. He has a raspberry bush and he has a gut berry bush that he gathers berries fro ...

(4 pages) 120 6 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Present a thorough discussion on the seven main features of an infectious disease of your own finding."

lso transmit the infection in the bacterium is present. Inadequate treatment of sewerage and drinking water. Poor standards of sanitation, leading to contaminated water supplies. Inadequate tre ... andards of sanitation, leading to contaminated water supplies. Inadequate treatment of sewerage and drinking water may also result in an epidemic of cholera - in an epidemic, the source of contaminati ...

(6 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Views on the movie "Sugar Cane Alley."

of that from the movie is when they are in the field and the foreman on the horse yells at the man drinking water, telling him that he's always "too thirsty" and the get back to work. Obviously, if t ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

People v. Alvin & Bill

s pass by they search for any other possible escape routes but find none. They have many gallons of drinking water stored in their mine, but no food. They become weak and sit near the cave-in hoping s ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Safety of Public Drinking Water

urce can be used as transportation routes, source of irrigation for agriculture and livestock or as drinking water. Drinking water is a natural resource which has become scarce in certain places on th ... in places on the globe and its availability and quality are a source of social and economic concern.Drinking water that is safe for human consumption is called "potable water". In today's world potabl ...

(9 pages) 115 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Inventions During the Industrial Revolution

red pump came in handy for many uses. It pumped water from mines, blew air into furnaces and pumped drinking water into towns. James Watt's developed the steam engine. It led to lot of farther develop ...

(1 pages) 36 3 2.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Maxey Flats

ller). Many of the old landfills are leaking toxins into our water supply. At some of these sights, drinking water is the focus of site investigations. Storm water running off into rivers is a major c ... think that our water contains radioactive materials. The river has several importances including a drinking water source and as a wildlife habitat. Bacteria in the water have an effect on sewage pipe ...

(3 pages) 743 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Waste

ycle, rendering them completely useless. These sites destroy the local environment, and contaminate drinking water. In many urban centers, these high demands force cities to continuously export solid ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Marine Science

result of improperly treated human or agricultural waste, and poses a serious health hazard through drinking water and swimming areas such as Newport Beaches. These bacteria's can cause kidney failure ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Civil Action

that matter). In addition, I had no idea that those pollutants could go so far as to seep into the drinking water and possibly cause such diseases as leukemia. Furthermore, stepping away from the env ... ing more technical information on how the chemicals actually seeped into the ground and finally the drinking water. I would also like to know exactly what they did to clean it up. What methods did the ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

MTBE (Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether) Issues

ssion called Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE). But recently, scientists discover that MTBE causes drinking water contaminate. Despite the warning from the scientists, government keeps continue requi ... ientist's warning that MTBE is poisonous the underground water that is a main source supply for our drinking water.•First of all, I will describe what is MTBE and what is its characteristic.&bull ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Should we, as citizens, be morally concerned with the poverty and hunger rampant in our world today?

cause there is so much more to it. Poverty can also be measured in health, food, medical care, pure drinking water and security. Usually poverty is when people can not accomplish the standard of livin ...

(10 pages) 56 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science