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Here is a collection of articles on various subjects:

  1. WATER:
    1. COVID-19 and Scarcity of Water: COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus presents with symptoms of fever, coughing and shortness of breath, and can lead to complications such as pneumonia in both lungs, multi-organ failure, and in some cases death;
    1. Waterless Toilet: Waterless toilets help circumvent the use of sewers and central treatment plants. Waterless toilets also avoid invasive on-site treatment systems such as septic systems. These toilets are designed with the focus to minimize the adverse impacts on the environment as well as on human health, changing people’s lives for the better;
    1. The Sustainable Groundwater Management: Surface water has been developed in many parts of the world for thousands of years whereas groundwater has remained until less than a century ago a rather sparingly developed resource;
    1. Unsustainable Use of Groundwater is a Threat to the Future Generations: The human body, in average, is made of 50-65 percent of water. Babies have the highest percentage of water; newborns are 78 percent water.  Every day, every person needs access to water for drinking, cooking and personal hygiene. Water is essential for sanitation facilities that do not compromise health or dignity. The World Health Organization recommends 7.5 liters per capita per day will meet the requirements of most people under most conditions. A higher quantity of about 20 liters per capita per day will take care of basic hygiene needs and basic food hygiene;
    1. The Clean Water Rule Intended to Curb Pollution: Here is a fact about water pollution – water covers over 70 percent of the Earth’s surface and is a very important resource for people and the environment. Water pollution affects drinking water, rivers, lakes and oceans all over the world. This consequently harms human health and the natural environment; and
    1. Resolution to Banning Bottle Water in the Municipalities – Early bottled mineral water was so expensive that only the rich and upper classes could afford, the situation began changing in the mid-1800s with the advent of the industrial revolution and shipping by railway.  As early as the mid-20th century, worldwide production had already climbed to several hundred million bottles per year.