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The Science of Snowmaking at Sochi

Snowmaking

Ever wonder how snow is made? To prepare for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia has used more than 230 million gallons of water to make snow for the skiing and snowboarding competitions! Check out the video below from the New York Times for an explanation behind the science of how they made that much snow….

 

Tags: Aquahealth, Water, Sochi, snow, Snowmaking, Olympics, Sochi Olympics

Sochi Water: Unfiltered

Sochi Water

Between missing manhole covers, teams of men shooting dogs in the street, and a shortage of pillows for the athletes, the beginning of the Sochi Olympics has been an unmitigated disaster. And then there is the quality of the water. The photo above is the water from the sinks in the hotel bathrooms around Sochi, which as you can see is a yellowish-brown color. You don’t need to be a water filtration expert like one of the AquaHealth technicians to know that water should not be brown.

Check out this Fox Sports story for more silly stories out of Sochi. 

Tags: Aquahealth, Water, Sochi, Dirty Water, Sochi Water, Filtered Water