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The banks of the Elk River, where Kanawha County emergency services eventually determined the chemical had seeped through a secondary containment barrier, is seen on January 10, 2014 in Charleston, West Virginia. West Virginia American Water determined Thursday MCHM chemical had 'overwhelmed' the plant's capacity to keep it out of the water from a spill at Freedom Industries in Charleston. An unknown amount of the hazardous chemical contaminated the public water system for potentially 300,000 people in West Virginia. (Photo by Tom Hindman/Getty Images)

W.Va. Water Tests Encouraging After Chemical Spill

For Bonnie Wireman, the white plastic bag covering her kitchen faucet is a reminder that she can’t drink the water.

01/12/2014

Freedom Industries on Barlow St on the banks of the Elk River is seen on January 10, 2014 in Charleston, West Virginia. West Virginia American Water determined Thursday MCHM chemical had 'overwhelmed' the plant's capacity to keep it out of the water from a spill at Freedom Industries in Charleston. An unknown amount of the hazardous chemical contaminated the public water system for potentially 300,000 people in West Virginia. (Photo by Tom Hindman/Getty Images)

Tap Water May Be Out For Days After W.Va. Spill

Several hundred thousand people in West Virginia remained without clean tap water for a third day Saturday following a chemical spill and a water company executive said it could be days before uncontaminated water is flowing again.

01/11/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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The World’s Most Incredible Underwater Hotel Rooms

If you’re looking for an unusual tropical vacation this time around, check out the world’s most incredible underwater hotel rooms.

11/26/2013

First lady Michelle Obama exercises with schoolchildren at Orr Elementary School as part of a ''Let's Move! Active Schools'' event on Sept. 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

First Lady: Drinking Water Single Best Thing Americans Can Do To Improve Their Health

First lady Michelle Obama led Wisconsin high school students in a toast to “the best drink in town” Thursday as she launched a campaign to encourage people to drink more water — something she said was the single best thing Americans could do to improve their health.

09/12/2013

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First Lady Wants People To Drink More Plain Water

Michelle Obama has pushed America to eat healthier and to exercise more. Now she says we should “drink up” too. As in plain water. And as in more of it.

09/12/2013

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NASA Still Perplexed By Astronaut’s Flooded Helmet

The spacewalking astronaut who came close to drowning in a flooded helmet searched for clues in his spacesuit Wednesday, in hopes of understanding the unprecedented water leak.

07/17/2013

Rubble and debris clutter a crippled roadway following a massive water main break in Chevy Chase. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Extreme Water Outage Reminds Region: The Pipes Are Problematic

The large water pipes buried throughout the Maryland suburbs were installed more than 30 years ago, when industry standards weren’t as strict, and are now considered some of the most problematic in the country.

07/17/2013

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Study: Traces Of Moon Water Came From Earth

U.S. astronauts have recently found that traces of water inside the moon actually came from the Earth.

05/11/2013

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Gray to Take Water-Conservation Pledge

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is urging residents to use less water during the month of April.

04/02/2013

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