water pollution

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pollution of the water in rivers and lakes

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Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a press conference that the contaminated water problem is "a very serious one" and there is no country in the world has ever built the large underground wall like in the Fukushima complex.
We are forced to bring drinking water from other areas and are drinking contaminated water due to the depilated conditions of water pipes lines", a resident Jawad Shah said.
We are transferring the remaining water from the tank to others," the TEPCO spokesman said, adding that the company believes the contaminated water was unlikely to flow into the sea.
When added to a sample of contaminated water, the compound bound the mercury.
NDM's plans for the Pebble Mine include the construction of several earthen dams (one of equal size to the Hoover Dam) to store tailings and contaminated water from the mine.
Tepco has continuously claimed of trying to construct a barrier for preventing the contaminated water from leaking into the bay by injecting chemicals into the soil to harden it from the surface.
He said that instead of ensuring smooth supply of water, the WASA has started supplying contaminated water, which is just an awful.
Tenders are invited for Repairing of water supply pipe line and contaminated water problem of 100mm, 150mm & 200mmn i/d in all sectors area and villages in zone-I under MCG
s admission Monday that contaminated water containing radioactive substances has seeped from under the premises of its disaster-struck Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean came about a month after the problem surfaced.
According to the Japan Times, the announcement is the latest in a series of difficulties Tepco has faced as it is struggling to manage contaminated water at the plant.
The public health goal is 10 ppm, but contaminated water has been blended with clean water to bring the levels below the nitrate limit, EPA officials said.
People who'd consumed high-arsenic water for 30 or more years were more than three times as likely to suffer from carotid atherosclerosis as were people who drank contaminated water for less than 15 years.
Ovation's appliance has been designed to distill contaminated water at a rate of 20 to 25 gallons per hour and at an energy cost of a fraction of a cent per gallon.
Contract awarded for the evaporation system will be used to assist in reducing the level of contaminated water in the on-site dams, in particular the main contaminated water management structure (the terminal dam ) that is gradually increasing due to rainfall, and will require intensive, active management over the ensuring wet season/s.
35 billion becquerels of cesium per liter from water in an underground passage at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant that is seeping into the sea, roughly the same level as seen in a contaminated water leak into the sea in April 2011 shortly after the nuclear disaster the preceding month.
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