Water

How fluoride in water can cut tooth decay
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Fact file

How fluoride in water can cut tooth decay

Chief medical officer says proposed move could halve hospital admissions among UK children
24 Sep 2021
Is Iran on the verge of sparking a water war?
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In Depth

Is Iran on the verge of sparking a water war?

Shortages trigger nationwide protests as ‘political and economic apocalypse’ looms
29 Jul 2021
Plague of oysters disrupts Tokyo Olympics
Tokyo
Tall Tales

Plague of oysters disrupts Tokyo Olympics

And other stories from the stranger side of life
19 Jul 2021
Scientists teach spinach to send emails
Spinach
Tall Tales

Scientists teach spinach to send emails

And other stories from the stranger side of life
4 Feb 2021
England ‘to run short of water within 25 years’
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In Brief

England ‘to run short of water within 25 years’

Environment Agency says the country faces ‘the jaws of death’
19 Mar 2019
Chinese skyscraper has world's biggest man-made waterfall
China Skyscraper
In Depth

Chinese skyscraper has world's biggest man-made waterfall

108-metre-high water feature costs £89 per hour to run in southwestern city of Guiyang
24 Jul 2018
Boater accidentally drains Kennet and Avon Canal
Canal
In Depth

Boater accidentally drains Kennet and Avon Canal

Barges left aground after individual leaves lock door open and water drains away
19 Jul 2018

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What is inside London’s fatbergs?
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In Brief

What is inside London’s fatbergs?

Potentially fatal cocktail of bacteria, gym supplements and wet wipes blocking city sewers, study shows
24 Apr 2018
Ocean plastic to treble within 10 years
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In Brief

Ocean plastic to treble within 10 years

Plastic estimated to outweigh all the fish in the sea by 2050
22 Mar 2018
90% of bottled water ‘contains microplastics’
water bottles
In Brief

90% of bottled water ‘contains microplastics’

Researchers find levels of plastic fibres in popular bottled water brands could be twice as high as those found in tap water
15 Mar 2018
Cape Town crisis: preparing for life without running water
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In Depth

Cape Town crisis: preparing for life without running water

In Depth: South African city introduces rationing ahead of April shutdown
29 Jan 2018
Will free water refill points cut waste?
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In Brief

Will free water refill points cut waste?

Scheme to be rolled out across UK
25 Jan 2018
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