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Man Qanat Live By Bread Alone: Water Systems Around the World

The Flushwater Term of the Day: Qanat Throughout history, mankind (ladies included, of course!) has developed ingenious systems and techniques, even in the absence of technology, to ensure readily available supplies of water. One such system, known as a qanat, … Continue reading

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Severe Water Shortages – Coming Soon to A Neighborhood Near You?

The noted Hungarian chemist (and Nobel Prize winner) Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi once said, “Water is life’s mater and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.” If you don’t believe it, try going for a few days without … Continue reading

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