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World Water Day

Mar 22, 2012 Comments Off on World Water Day by

Happy World Water Day! World Water Day has been observed on 22 March since 1993 when the United Nations General Assembly declared the 22 March as World Day for Water. In the UK the average household water used for washing and drinking is about 150 litres a day per person, but we consume about 30 […]

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Some Water Facts

Mar 22, 2012 Comments Off on Some Water Facts

Facts about Water 1. Most of the earth’s surface is covered by water. There is much more water than there is land. 2. Water is also in abundance in the atmosphere, and in the ground. 3. The overall amount of water on our planet has remained the same for two billion years. 4. Water consists […]

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How we use Water

Mar 22, 2012 Comments Off on How we use Water

Water is essential to feed the world In many developing nations, over 90% of the water is used for irrigation. Hence, we need more water-efficient irrigation technologies urgently! 70% of the world’s water resources are needed for food production! Producing food for the burgeoning world population will require 50% more freshwater. Increasing competition for water […]

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Fabrice – get well soon!

Mar 19, 2012 Comments Off on Fabrice – get well soon!

Fabrice Muamba remains critically ill after collapsing during Tottenham v Bolton cup tie on saturday. Fabrice Muamba is in intensive care and still in a critical condition The 23-year-old collapsed on the pitch whilst suffering a cardiac arrest in the 41st minute of Bolton’s FA Cup quarter-final against Spurs. The match was abandoned after the […]

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Gary Speed dies at 42

Nov 27, 2011 Comments Off on Gary Speed dies at 42

Gary Speed was found hanged in his Huntington home today (0708 GMT) in an apparent suicide. The Former Welsh international footballer was 42. Police reported the discovery of a body at the house, and after informing Speed’s family, confirmed his identity on Sunday afternoon. Speed’s professional club football career began at Leeds United, where he […]

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