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In auto sales, a slang term for false equity. For example, water occurs when a car owner claims $3,000 in equity on a vehicle when she only has $1,500 in equity.
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Pools of subsea fresh water and brackish water (fresh water mixed with salt) have shown up thousands of miles from New England in places such as Tanzania and Indonesia, and as nearby as New Jersey, where an artesian freshwater spring sprang out of a borehole 60 miles offshore during scientific drilling in the 1970s.
An ample supply of fresh water is necessary for food production and food security.
Excavate a 12 metre wide, 4 km long channel, called the Mulliyan Link Channel, from the northern side of the Elephant Pass lagoon to convey fresh water from the Elephant Pass lagoon to the southern end of the Vadamarachchi lagoon, including regulatory gates to control the flow.
According to the Vegetarian Resource Group, the livestock industry is the largest user of fresh water in the U.
Dr Hashaikeh added that with desalination being the main source of fresh water in the UAE, harvesting fog and creating a new source of fresh water would be a massive environmental step.
By contracting Aquaid, Amadeus is ensuring thousands can access potentially life-saving streams of fresh water free of contamination.
Fresh water is often discharged in the sea either through leakage in porous ground layers or through naturally formed pipelines, while a great percentage of fresh water is found in underground aquifers on a world wide scale, the Institute said in an announcement.
Their results suggest that since 2002, the sea surface in the western Arctic has risen by about 15 centimetres, and the volume of fresh water has swollen by roughly 8,000 cubic kilometres--the equivalent of about ten per cent of all the fresh water in the Arctic Ocean.
Water cooler company AquAid donates a percentage of each sale to help provide fresh water to people in third world countries.
Abu Dhabi Prior to the discovery of fresh water on the island of Abu Dhabi in 1761, the Bani Yas tribe was reluctant to leave the fertile oases of Al Ain and Liwa, where they had established a relatively stable farming and agriculture community.
He emphasised that one of the greatest challenges facing human development is the conservation and equitable distribution of our limited fresh water resources.
forces will supply some of the fresh water to be pumped into reactors and spent nuclear fuel pools at the crisis-hit Fukushima Daiichi power plant.