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If an emergency or disaster has occurred, the duration can be only a few hours, or it could be weeks. Disruption of electrical service means that there will not only be no lights, but also that no water will be coming out of the faucet.
Fluoride is actually a byproduct of the fertilizer industry and is so toxic that dumping it proved to be environmentally hazardous. In seeking for some way to dispose of it, the idea was postulated of putting it into the country’s drinking water. This was not only a good way to get rid of the stuff, but also to make a profit from a poisonous waste product.
While the earth has a lot of water on it, we humans can only use an estimated three-tenths of one percent of this water. This water that humans can actually get to and use is located aquifers, rivers, and freshwater lakes.
Unfortunately, regardless of how clear and clean the water may seem, it could be filled with a number of very undesirable characters which can cause serious illness.
In ancient India at about the same time as Hippocrates, a physician named Sushruta also realized that pouring boiling water through layers of sand and gravel would clean it – a viable technique of filtration, though no longer necessary thanks to our sophisticated modern filters.