Rarely do we just sit around and think about the inner plumbing of our homes. I mean, there’s just better (and more exciting) stuff to think about. But, the occasional plumbing thought wouldn’t hurt.
In fact, checking up on your plumbing once in a while could help you avoid ca ...Read More
Because we can’t control natural disasters, the possibility of a flood may occur at any time. Or, maybe it’s a water source that suddenly breaks. But, here’s what we can control. We can control how ready we are in case our houses flood, and knowing this procedure can minimize dam ...Read More
Heavy rains drenched eastern Nebraska on Saturday night, which caused flash flooding in Omaha. This torrential rain flooded businesses, left people across the city without power, and stranded drivers.
Severe thunderstorms were accompanied by quarter-sized hail and 60 mph winds ...Read More
With the temperature decreasing rapidly, homeowners must keep an eye on their water pipes. The reason behind this is that following the winter season is freezing and bursting water pipes.
Unfortunately, most homeowners are unaware of the causes of frozen pipes. In turn, they a ...Read More
More than half of the world’s population, i.e., about 70% of the world’s population, still resides in rural areas. Majorly from Asia and Africa, these are typically low-income groups lacking access to an adequate water supply. A substantial amount of the rural population existing ...Read More
When tunnels are built underwater, it's mostly because a bridge or ferry is unavailable, or to reduce the usage of an existing bridge or ferry because of competition or relief.
History of the Underwater Tunnels
In the early 19th century in London, the world's first underwater t ...Read More
Water changes in every environment, and when it comes into contact with people and certain environments, it can become contaminated or hard. Minerals such as calcium and magnesium start to build-up which creates hard water.
Effects of Hard Water
Although hard water isn't harmfu ...Read More
In order for your home to last, it needs a solid foundation. If the foundation is compromised it could lead to expensive repairs, or sustain irreparable damage. So the best thing you can do is prevent damage to your foundation.
There are many ways a foundation can become damag ...Read More
Man-made lakes, also known as reservoirs, are used as water sources throughout the world. Man-made lakes are usually constructed by using a dam to divert a portion of a river to store the water within a reservoir. During seasonal changes, water runoff and precipitation add to the ...Read More
In 1881, France began construction of the Panama Canal, a 51-mile waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in Panama. Due to high mortality rates and engineering problems, France ended operations and the United States took over construction in 1904. The Panama Canal wa ...Read More