#Waterroundup for November 14th, 2018
Wednesday, November 14, 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
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.
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).
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.
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?
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.