Karaj Dam and Talighan Dam are two of satellite dams of Tehran providing the drinking water and running water of the metropolis. But low rainfall of the recent fall has been concerning the experts. Talighan’s capacity was lowered to 61 percent of its previous full supply volume, showing a three percent decrease vis-à-vis last year’s records, while Karaj was reduced to 63 percent, showing a two percent fall in comparison with last year’s numbers, ,MNA reported.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday it was making a “stop-gap” purchase of fuel so as to provide clean water to one million people in the Yemeni cities of Hodeida and Taiz for one month.
American children and adolescents who do not drink tap water, which is typically fluoridated, are much more likely to have tooth decay, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
A team of researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, the Universidad de Extremadura and the Universidad de Sevilla have defined a theoretical framework that could explain the Mpemba effect, a counterintuitive physical phenomenon revealed when hot water freezes faster than cold water.
Sustainable water supply is imperative for economic growth, but so often gets side-lined in the rush for development. The unanticipated consequence is a global economy that is increasingly stunted by water resource challenges, with worldwide predictions suggesting that global water demand will increase by approximately 75 percent more than global water supply in the next 30 years!