Tag Archives: Water

02Aug/20

H2-WHOA: Dehydration warning as nine out of ten Brits not drinking enough water, despite UK heatwave according to Actiph Water research

90% of Brits drink less than 2 litres of water a day, according to new research carried out by alkaline water brand Actiph, with 1 in 10 drinking no water at all.
The research also showed the nation is instead reaching for highly acidic beverages such as coffee and energy drinks.
With temperatures set to soar in the UK, these shocking figures reveal millions of Brits are risking dehydration during the impending heatwave. Read more

07Aug/16

Sun-dried – simple technology helps Malawian traders improve fish market

Traders in southern Malawi are being encouraged to effectively process their fish and increase incomes by using solar tents to dry fish. Researchers say the innovation provides a more conducive environment for drying fish rather than putting them out in the open which exposes fish to contamination and predators.

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28Dec/15
Aerial pictures show severe flooding in historic English city

Aerial pictures show severe flooding in historic English city

Aerial pictures show extent of severe flooding in the historic northern English city of York after it experienced heavy flooding over the festive weekend.

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26Dec/15

Army deployed in northern England as more floods anticipated

The UK government deploys the army to build flood defences in the northern England as more flooding is anticipated around Christmas.
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06Dec/15

Britain calls crisis meeting as floods hit northern England, one killed

One person is killed after heavy rain and strong winds hit the UK, causing widespread flooding and power cuts and forcing hundreds of people from their homes.

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28Sep/15

Tanzanian scientist invents low-cost water filter

ARUSHA, TANZANIA (REUTERS) – It’s good enough to drink, but just seconds before this water was full of dirt and bacteria.

Tanzanian scientist Askwar Hilonga has created this filter. He says it removes 99.9 percent of bacteria, micro-organisms and viruses.
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16Aug/15

Brazilian builds water-powered motorbike

A Sao Paulo civil servant builds a motorbike which can cover up to 500 kilometres fueled by just one liter of water.
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08Jun/15

Egypt dives into the record books

Divers from around the world take the plunge in Hurghada setting a new Guinness World Record for the greatest number of divers taking part in an underwater clean-up.

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