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kottke.org posts about water

Hurricane Ivan generated what is thought to

posted by Jason Kottke   Aug 05, 2005

Hurricane Ivan generated what is thought to be the tallest wave ever observed. The wave was 91 feet high.

Tom Standage says bottled water is “bad

posted by Jason Kottke   Aug 02, 2005

Tom Standage says bottled water is “bad to the last drop”. It’s more expensive than gasoline, doesn’t taste any better, and isn’t any safer.

A whole lake of ice has been discovered on Mars

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 29, 2005

A whole lake of ice has been discovered on Mars.

Las Vegas is in for some water troubles

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 29, 2005

Las Vegas is in for some water troubles. Surprisingly, it’s residential use that’s the problem, not the showy water displays by the casinos.

Coke is using 500,000 liters of water/day

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 14, 2005

Coke is using 500,000 liters of water/day in India despite water shortages. Coke is threatening to sue a photographer who put up a billboard critical of that water usage.