What do you know about water

Water is an odourless, tasteless, transparent liquid at room temperature

Water is wet

Water covers about 70 percent of the earth’s surface in the oceans, lakes, rivers, and glaciers

The ancient Egyptian Heliopolitan creation story recounts that the sun-god Atum (Re) reposed in the primordial ocean (Nun)

Ninety-seven percent of the water on the planet is in the form of salt water. Only 3 percent is fresh, and two-thirds of that is ice

Chemically, water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen, its molecule consists of two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen – H2O

The physical and chemical properties of water are extraordinarily complicated and incompletely understood

In Assyro-Babylonian mythology, first the gods and subsequently all beings arose from the fusion of salt water (Tiamat) and sweet water (Apsu)

Water is necessary for life

Water falls from the sky as rain and issues from the ground in springs

The water molecule is not linear but bent in a special way. As a result, part of the molecule is negatively charged and part positively charged

The holy books of the Hindus explain that all the inhabitants of the earth emerged from the primordial sea

Water constitutes the greater part of the fundamental substance (protoplasm) of which animal and plant bodies are made

Sap of plants and blood of animals contain large quantities of water

At the beginning of the Judeo-Christian story of creation, the spirit of God is described as “stirring above the waters,” and a few lines later, God creates “a firmament in the midst of the waters to divide the waters” (Genesis 1:1-6)

Water is essential to the manufacture of starch by plants

In ancient Greece, the souls of the dead were ferried across the dark waters of the River Styx

Many foods, such as milk and fruit, have high water content

For drinking purposes, water may

need to be purified

Water present in the earth is called ground water (its upper level is called the water table)

When drunk, the waters of the Lethe, a river in Hades, produced forgetfulness

Water’s composition by weight is one part of hydrogen to eight of oxygen (or 11.1 percent of hydrogen and about 88.9 percent of oxygen)

Water is an agent in erosion of the land

Water is the FONS ET ORIGO, the fount and origin of all forms of life, and naturally connected with women

Water is colorless in small amounts, but exhibits a bluish tinge in large quantities

Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of love, was born of the sea

Water is relatively incompressible

In the Koran are the words “We have created every living thing from water”

By convention, one cubic centimeter of water at 4°C. (its temperature at maximum density) weighs one gram

Water is linked with the moon through the movement of tides and by its moon-like flowing, shape-changing quality

In Christianity, baptism links the concepts of the water of life with the waters of purification

When cooled to its freezing temperature (0°C., 32°F., under standard pressure), water changes to a colorless, crystalline solid (ice)

The Garden of Eden is watered by a river that divided into four rivers

Water is less dense as ice than as a liquid at 4°C.

In Judaeo-Christian culture, God is called “the fountain of living waters” (Jeremiah 2.13)

Unlike other liquids, water expands in freezing

In 1513, while searching for the fountain of youth, the Spanish conquistador Ponce de Léon discovered Forida.

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What do you know about water