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Fun Fact of the Week

This weeks fun fact comes from the Office of energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy website discussing the Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Development and Testing.  The fun fact is:   Nearly 49% of the American population lives within 50 miles of the coast.    
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Fun Fact(s) of the Week

This week I want to take a look at the amount of pipe it takes in the US to get us fresh clean water.   According to the US EPA, there are approximately 1 million miles of pipeline or aqueducts in the US and Canada.  That is enough to circle…
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Weekly Water Fun Fact – Weight of Water

Well how much does that gallon of water weigh?  Depending on the temperature (another fun fact to think about later) water weighs close to 8.32 pounds per gallon.  To be specific, at 77 degrees F, water weights 8.32 pounds per gallon and gets lighter as the temperature increases.  This is…
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Rainfall in Georgia

As a fun fact of the week I have a question:  What is the Average Annual Rainfall for Georgia?   The Answer:  We get on average 50-52 inches of rain annually.  
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Fun Fact of the Week

This week I was reading a book on Soil Physics and found a fun fact.   A single water molecule has a radius of 1.38 Angstrom at the center.  The oxygen and hydrogen in the water molecule are about 0.97 Angstroms and the hydrogens are about 1.54 Angstroms apart. An…
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Water Fun Fact of the Week

With the recent rains across the Southeast starting in late December and continuing into January, I thought it would be good to send the Fun Fact of the Week related to the volume of water from an inch of rainfall. At standard Temperature and Pressure one (1) inch of water has a…
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