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  • _Poison Water: -- _Water boiled in galvanized iron becomes poisonous, and cold water passed through zinc-lined iron pipes should never be used for cooking or drinking.

    The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) The Whole Comprising a Comprehensive Cyclopedia of Information for the Home

  • The Queensland coal seam gas industry and the environment will benefit from funding towards a water feasibility study, Minister for Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Water, Senator Penny Wong, and Queensland Water Minister, Stephen Robertson, announced today.

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  • "Res-Kem and General Water Services are leading regional suppliers of water treatment services and equipment, including deionized water," said Dave Flitman, Nalco Senior Executive Vice President and President, Water and Process Services. News Articles

  • "If the National Party defy Mr Abbott's referendum proposal, Mr Abbott's credibility on water will be in tatters," Minister for Water, Senator Penny Wong said.

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  • A new report by Global Access Partners Urban Water Forum would make a significant contribution to the debate over how best to secure urban water supplies, Parliamentary Secretary for Water, the Hon Dr Mike Kelly, said today.

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  • ME.D's annual two day conference has become a firm fixture in the calendar for anyone with a vested interest in the Gulf region's wastewater treatment and reuse industry and, this year, includes a welcome address from H.E. Dr Salem Al Dhahiri, Ministry of E.vironment and Water, UAE.and an opening keynote address from Mohammad Al Hajjiri, Head of Water Forecasting Section, ADWE. which will feature a forecast on the future water demands for Abu Dhabi. Latest News

  • Slide 15: CSR-Safe Drinking Water Water is a scarce resource.

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  • Increased awareness of the processes towards realising the constitutional right of all South Africans to have access to water; building on existing campaigns around sanitation and hygiene (particularly the "Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene" - WASH - campaign); ensuring that the cleanliness and the integrity of our water sources and outlets is maintained; ensuring the long term sustainability of our water resources; highlighting the crucial link between water and health with the objective of eradicating water-borne diseases and, thereby, reducing child mortality; empowering communities, especially women, in managing and improving their living conditions; highlighting the vital interdependence between poverty eradication, socio-economic empowerment and our water resources; developing an aware and responsible South African society across the demographic spectrum; supporting the Women in Water, Sanitation and Forestry Awards; supporting the "Baswa Le Meetse" Awards (Youth in Water Awards); and, celebrating Water as a source of life.

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  • Gallon of Conduit water, and let it stand till night; shift this with so much Oyl and Water, morning and evening seven dayes together, and be sure you shift it constantly; and the day before you mean to melt it wring it hard by a little at a time, and be sure the Oyl and water be all out of it, wring the water well out of it with a Napkin every time you shift it; then put in three pints of Rose-water; let it stand close covered twelve hours, then wring out that, and put it in a pint of fresh

    A Queens Delight The Art of Preserving, Conserving and Candying. As also, A right Knowledge of making Perfumes, and Distilling the most Excellent Waters.

  • We began to Shoalden our water from 9 to 7 fathoms, and at 1/2 past one, having run 11 Miles since Noon, the boat which was a head made the signal for Shoal Water, immediately upon which we let go an Anchor, and brought the Ship up with the sails standing as the boats was but a little way ahead, having but just relieved the Crew, and at same time we saw from the Ship Shoal Water* (* Cook Shoal.) in a manner all round us, and both wind and Tide setting upon it.

    Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Round the World


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