Tag Archives: Water

Salt water sisters: meet the wild-swimming Irish women who take the plunge 12 months a year

The water is at its coldest now. It’s only 8°C but it feels like it’s freezing. At high tide the women gather. Springing from cars, stripping off jackets and scarves, donning colourful hats and goggles. It’s time to get in. t Mountcharles Pier in west Donegal, the rain has finally abated. Not flat-calm but not… Read More »

Harvard researchers find ways to improve on soap and water

GAZETTE: So the technology involved here — the engineered water nanostructures — is a couple of years old. What’s new is the application? DEMOKRITOU: We have the tools to make these engineered nanomaterials and, in this particular case, we can take water and turn it into an engineered water nanoparticle, which carries its deadly payload, primarily… Read More »

Bottled Water DOES Expire—And You Should Take It Seriously

yanik88/Shutterstock Luckily, you’ve got a pretty long window before it’s no longer safe to drink. You may know that you shouldn’t drink out of the water bottle that you left in a hot car. But how recently have you checked the expiration date on your bottled water? That’s right! Bottled water DOES expire. And while the reason why meat… Read More »

Flint official facing involuntary manslaughter charges in water crisis awarded high paying new job

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Although Dr. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, will face a jury trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, obstruction of justice and lying to a special police agent – all stemming from her handling of Flint’s 2014-15 water crisis – state officials just hired her as an “advisory physician” in the Michigan… Read More »

Judge strikes down Newark water filter program expansion motion

A judge struck down an environmental group’s emergency motion to expand a program that provides residents within in the city of Newark with free water filters on Tuesday, as the battle over lead regulations in the water system rages on. The Natural Resources Defense Council made the request through an emergency motion as part of… Read More »