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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation


Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance, which is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms. It is vital for all known forms of life, even though it provides no calories or organic nutrients. Its chemical formula is H2O, meaning that each of its molecules contains one oxygen and two hydrogen atoms, connected by covalent bonds. Water is the name of the liquid state of H2O at standard ambient temperature and pressure. It forms precipitation in the form of rain and aerosols in the form of fog. Clouds are formed from suspended droplets of water and ice, its solid state. When finely divided, crystalline ice may precipitate in the form of snow. The gaseous state of water is steam or water vapor. Water moves continually through the water cycle of evaporation, transpiration (evapotranspiration), condensation, precipitation, and runoff, usually reaching the sea.

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Organizations relating to Water

European Society of Golf Course Architects / Est. 1990
International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses / Est. 1891
European Association for the Streamlining of Energy Exchange-gas / Est. 2002
International Violet Association
Instituto para la Interconexión Fluvial Suramericana
The Reality Of Aid
Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation / Est. 1988
Water, Engineering and Development Centre / Est. 1972
International Surfing Foundation / Est. 1970
Aide à l'enfant
International Hologram Manufacturers Association / Est. 1993
Action for Post-Soviet Jewry / Est. 1975
Entraide aux peuples isolés / Est. 1984
Convention Concerning the Social Repercussions of New Methods of Cargo Handling in Docks / Est. 1973
International Laser II Class Association
UNANIMA International / Est. 2002
European Water Resources Association
World Sailing / Est. 1907
Agreement of Madrid for the International Registration of Trademarks / Est. 1957
African Centre for Aquatic Research and Education
Global Information Infrastructure Commission / Est. 1995
Agreement Concerning Uniform Rules for the Marking of Navigable Waters / Est. 1962
Medico International - Aid in Developing Countries / Est. 1968
Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association / Est. 1988
Agricultural and Land and Water Use Commission for the Near East

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World Problems relating to Water

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened species of Dytiscidae
Waste waters
Threatened species of Unionacea
Aquatic weeds
Threatened species of Rhyacornis bicolor
Threatened species of Xeromys myoides
Threatened species of Chaetarthria
Threatened species of Mesoveliidae
Nitrate contamination of water
Water-related hazards and dangers
Pollution of underground waters
Threatened species of Chimarrogale sumatrana
Threatened species of Ancylastrum cumingianus
Threatened species of Natrix megalocephala
Lack of water conservation
Threatened species of Emydidae
Threatened species of Ictaluridae
Water flea
Threatened species of Thryssa scratchleyi
Threatened species of Syncaris
Threatened species of Haliplidae
Threatened species of Brychius hungerfordi
Threatened species of Hydromys
Unethical practice of geological sciences

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