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Dr. Max Gomez: Schools Work To Make Water More Accessible To Students

Studies have shown that drinking water can help children maintain a healthy weight and stay focused in the classroom. Now, a new study has taken a look at whether water is readily available in schools and if kids are actually drinking it.

04/09/2014

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5 Fun Boating Adventures In NYC

Surrounded by water, New York City is perfect for boating. Yes, really. The five adventures described below are guaranteed to help you get cruising, or sailing, or kayaking, or canoeing…

04/03/2014

Seventy percent of homes tested in Stamford, Conn., had uranium in their well water, officials said. (credit: CBS 2)

Stamford Officials: Uranium Seeping Into Well Water

The city of Stamford has started testing 5,000 wells in its post northern area. Many of the wells are tucked away in the basements of homes far from public water systems.

03/19/2014

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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

Downtown Jersey City, Dec. 18, 2013 (CBS 2)

Water Pressure Restored For Most In Downtown Jersey City

Students in nearly a dozen schools were sent home early Wednesday due to a lack of water.

12/18/2013

Flavored Water

Seen At 11: Flavored, Fortified And Fizzy Water — Is It All Safe?

When it comes to drinking water, it is no longer just a choice between bottled or tap – there is flavored, fizzy and even vitamin-infused water. And some question whether all of the choices are safe.

12/04/2013

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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

The Strand bookstore in New York City

Union Square Bookstore Accused Of Using Sprinklers To Spray Away The Homeless

Sprinklers are usually used to water lawns and keep us cool on hot days, but a landmark store near Union Square has been accused of using them to spray away the homeless.

11/15/2013

Emergency Eye Wash Solution

Seen At 11: Waterborne Pathogens Could Put Your Vision At Risk

Swimming is one of the summer’s most enjoyable activities, but something in the water could put your vision at risk.

08/27/2013

A subway train. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

MTA: Service Restored After Water Main Break Suspends No. 6 Train

Service was suspended in both directions between Hunts Point Avenue and 125th Street for a few hours Monday morning.

08/19/2013

Perth Amboy Water Search

Crews Search For Man In Water Off Perth Amboy, N.J.

A search for a missing 27-year-old man in Raritan Bay was under way on Wednesday night.

08/14/2013

Ninive Petrocelli (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Boater’s Death Appears To Be An Accident

Ninive Petrocelli was a talented and intelligent artist and businesswoman, but officials said she was not wearing a life jacket on her boat this past weekend when she went overboard and lost her life.

08/12/2013

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Woman’s Body Pulled From Water Off L.I. After She Vanished From Boat

A woman reported missing early Sunday was found dead in the waters off Long Island several hours later, and police were investigating the circumstances of her death.

08/11/2013

People drink water near hot dog vendors on Fifth Avenue (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: How Your Water Bottle Could Cause Premature Aging

Almost everybody has heard that they should be drinking eight glasses of water every day to stay healthy, and for many people that means drinking from a bottle. Now, experts say, all of that drinking could cause premature aging.

07/22/2013

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East Orange Lawmakers Trying To Restore Confidence In City’s Water Supply

Officials are trying to address concerns from local residents about the quality of their drinking water more than a month after top officials were indicted on charges they hid elevated levels of a contaminant.

03/26/2013

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