5.11 Plumbo-solvency

Many water supplies in the UK are naturally acidic, and when this type of water is supplied through lead pipes the lead dissolves into the water. Lead pipes are dominant in many older established areas. The Drinking Water Directive has set a maximum admissible concentration of 10 μg 1−1 lead in water, to be achieved by the year 2013. The obvious solution to this problem is to remove all lead piping but this is a costly exercise. As an interim measure, the water l
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Beginner - Getting to work

Discussing ways of transport to work can occur especially if you are in a new job. In this podcast, you will learn the names of some transportation and also an important grammatical topic concerning past tense verbs.


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