Essays Tagged: "Tap water"

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 ... sciousness of the people. Many people prefer bottled water because they question the cleanliness of tap water. The quality of tap water has been decreasing. To be safe, people choose bottled water to ...

(4 pages) 193 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Lab project report on plant growth and water puritys effect on it.

Title:The effects of tap water and mineral water on the germination and growth of herbs.Introduction:How will tap water a ... ce that contains at least 250 parts per million total dissolved solids (Bullers). I also think that tap water will have a detrimental effect on both the germination and the growth of the plants. In th ... he germination and the growth of the plants. In this experiment, I will use Evian bottled water and tap water to test the growth and germination and growth of basil, parsley, and chives over a four-we ...

(3 pages) 118 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Chem Lab, do ions combine in definite ratios.

ml copper (II0 sulfate solution-Seven test tubes-10 ml sodium carbonate solution-1 test tube rack- Tap water-Masking Tape-Two Eye DroppersPROCEDURE1.Placed goggles on face.2.Numbered the test tubes f ... face.2.Numbered the test tubes from 1 ? 5 and place in test tube rack.3.Washed the test tubes with tap water.4.Using the eyedropper, added the appropriate number of copper (II) sulfate to the numbere ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Does Salt Affect The Freezing Point Of Water?

ed the freezing point of water. I started by doing some experiments.My first experiment was whether tap water or salt water would freeze first. I first started by mixing up the salt water warming it f ... freeze first. I first started by mixing up the salt water warming it for one minute and warming the tap forone minute also. My second experiment was what ice cube would melt fastest. I started by gett ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A Report on the Australian Bottled Water Industry

led water has moved the product beyond the niche market and into the mainstream as it has become a staple to many Australians. Many people drink bottled water today simply because they prefer the tast ... Australians. Many people drink bottled water today simply because they prefer the taste to that of tap water or perceive it to have more purity. Other reasons behind the explosion in bottled water co ...

(9 pages) 114 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What is the effect of caffeine on soybeans

ution2. A 50% caffeine solution3. 10 soybean seeds4. 3 containers5. Tap water6. 2 plastic bagsProcedure:1. Put the 30 soybeans into the 2 plastic bags (5 in eac ... n that soybeans grow the healthiest in).5. Water the control group with .4 liters of normal tap water.6. Water the 15% group with .4 liters of the 15% caffeine solution.7. Wate ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Human body Sensory systems

it usually does. Since my taste buds had adapted to the sugar in the water, when I put the regular tap water into my mouth my taste buds were kind of shocked because they had been adapting to the sug ... of shocked because they had been adapting to the sugar water and they got interrupted with regular tap water.Receptors sensed the taste of something in my mouth. My brain told me that it was a famili ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Competition in the Bottled Water Industry - complete analysis

ty and portability of bottled water provide natural solution to consumer's dissatisfaction over the tap water. There was an increase in industry volume and dollar sales as a result for the introductio ... re focused on fitness and health.Because of portability of bottled water, people are switching from tap water to bottled water.Future impactThe use of bottled water will increase in future.Economical ...

(10 pages) 252 0 3.4 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Brita Products Company

.•Market environmentInitially, there was no major concern to the consumers about filtering the tap water. However, the sensitivity that people showed about some health problems and/or accidents t ... oice that Brita did not make was focusing on health. Filters decrease health hazards by low quality tap water (even if not all dangers are eliminated). The publicity given to health problems due to wa ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Effect of Eutrophication on Plant Growth (Duckweed)

would not be needed by them and hence concentrated nitrogen won't be that helpful for their growth. Tap Water would also be a good fertilizer for the duckweeds since it contains sufficient nutrients a ... d:9 Plastic ContainersLow and High concentration of NitratesLow and High concentration of PhosphatesTap Water90 DuckweedsMeasuring CylinderVariables Involved: What will Change?What will be kept the ...

(4 pages) 4556 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Bottled water

it is safe is because bottled water must come from protected sources such as aquifers and springs. Tap water comes from rivers and lakes.So why do people drink bottled water? It is seen as America's ... s most affordable status symbol. On the average, bottled water drinkers in the U.S. are richer than tap water drinkers. (freep.com, Sept. 28). They are seen as being well enough off to pay for somethi ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Drinking water contamination

ve that while people elsewhere may have reason to be concerned about getting sick from contaminated tap water, we are safe. Yet, incidents in the United States ? such as the outbreak of the microorgan ... ickened over 400,000, and lead and pesticide contamination ? while not affecting most, threaten the tap water of millions of Americans.In truth, according to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data ...

(17 pages) 124 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

OXIDATION-REDUCTION REACTION OF MAGNESIUM

ch trial can be found in Table I below). We filled a large beaker more than half way full with warm tap water. We allowed the water to sit for a while to bring it to room temperature. While the water ... m temperature. While the water equalized, we obtained a 100ml-graduated cylinder and filled it with tap water (also at room temperature), and created with a lid of plastic wrap. It was important when ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Prac 4

had a close look. The observations were recorded.2- A quarter of the 100- ml beaker was filled with tap water. The plastic spoon was used ,one level of crystals were placed into the beaker with out be ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A speech about water bottle recycle

as common as a cell phone. Some people buy it once just for the bottle and then refill it from the tap. And some of them may throw the empty bottles into garbage can without thinking about where it g ... of water bottles is the practice of refilling the plastic water bottles designed for one use, with tap water for multiple uses.Recycle means to put or pass through a cycle again, as for further treat ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

India's Rising Gap between the Rich and the Poor

ly may only work for a few hours during the day, someone in Hamilton Court is able to turn on their tap water anytime and receive a strong flow of water. For the prosperous upper class, these gated co ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Treatment of drinking water and the processes used in the Illawarra region. HSC year 12 syllabus

an be present in water. It can be used to kill an outbreak of E. coli to help prevent sickness from tap water.To check that there are no hot or cold discharges into waterways that could possibly threa ... ublished actual test results for 12 months from 1 April 2007 to 31 March 2008 taken from customers' taps.E. coliFluorideChlorineTrihalomethanesturbidityTrue colourIronADWG (Australian Drinking Water G ...

(19 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Thoughts After Watching "The Star" (Zvezda)

what, now you gotta rebuild the world! So, you're facing a server lack of food, no electricity, no tap water, no nice shower in the morning after a night of crazy partying, no laptops and frappucino ...

(2 pages) 527 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

How Do Activated Carbon Water Filtration Systems Work And What Is Their Capacity To Purify Water?

his experiment, the research was to see the effects of carbon filters in removing the chlorine from tap water. The research question was to determine how do activated carbon water filtration systems w ... ed to reduce the amount of chlorine within the water. In this experiment, samples of water from the tap and filter were tested. As the experiment proceeded, silver nitrate was used to calculate the am ...

(19 pages) 1098 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Tap water and where is it good and why?

n NYC I learned at an early age what great water we had. I spent summers in Charleston SC and their tap water was terrible. It was thick and had a smell that could be noticed a mile away. In certain p ... After watching the 20/20 report a few years ago it proved what I already knew. That NY has the best tap water and that bottle water is a fraud. When I moved to Florida there was bottled water called Z ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences