#Waterroundup for November 14th, 2018

What does water arrival, Denmark South Carolina, Galveston Texas, voting and lemon water have in common? They all are the topics of this weeks, weekly water roundup


Where Did Earth’s Water Originate? Solar Nebula, Study Suggests

smithsonian.com Scientists have long posited that water arrived on our planet via ice-filled comets and asteroids, but new research identifies an additional point of origin for the life-sustaining liquid: solar nebula, or clouds of gas and dust lingering in the universe following the sun’s formation. The chemical formula behind water is deceptively simple.

Up until very recently, scientists believed that water arrived, on Earth, via ice-filled comets and asteroids. Solar Nebula – clouds of gas and dust lingering in the universe following the sun’s formation – according to recent finding have been identified as a new point of origin for water arrival.


Chemical that treats pools found in this town’s water

For almost 10 years, a South Carolina couple saved jars of tap water worried there was something wrong with it. Now the EPA is investigating and the scientist who helped expose Flint’s water crisis says they’re not alone.

Denmark, South Carolina’s water has sparked concern, due to the rust-colored water coming out of the taps. While state and local officials have assured the Denmark community that the water is safe, residents had remained suspicious. Recently, news broke that for 10 years, the state government, in South Carolina had been adding substance one of the city’s four wells. The substance; however, is not regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Water line leak leads to water conservation notice in Galveston

A water conservation notice was issued by the city of Galveston on Monday after a water line serving residents throughout Galveston County sprung a leak. The city will be under a Stage 5 water conservation notice while the Gulf Coast Water Authority, the city’s water supplier, assesses a leak in a 42-inch water line.

The city of Galveston has been placed under a Stage 5 water conservation notice after a 42-inch water line sprung a leak. The measure went into effect Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.


Voters rejected Proposition 3. Where now on water?

In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, water flows through an irrigation canal to crops near Lemoore, Calif. AP California voters have rejected Proposition 3, the $8.9 billion water bond, sending a message to politicians. But what is that message? It can’t be that the state’s water problems have been solved.

California voters have rejected Proposition 3, the $8.9 billion water bond, sending a message to politicians. Since 1960, California has approved roughly 60 billion dollars, for water projects; therefore, what message are they sending, by rejecting Proposition 3?


8 common myths about the benefits of drinking lemon water

Lemon water might not be the magical drink that some make it out to be. Even though lemon water is a pretty great alternative to sugary sodas, juices, and energy drinks, many lofty claims about it accelerated weight loss or boosting liver function are overblown at best and inaccurate at worst.

Even though lemon water is a pretty great alternative to sugary sodas, juices, and energy drinks, many lofty claims about it accelerated weight loss or boosting liver function are overblown at best and inaccurate at worst.


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