World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Outline of water

Article Id: WHEBN0023972610
Reproduction Date:

Title: Outline of water  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Water, Water cluster, Water chemistry analysis, Hydrosphere, Water resource management
Collection: Outlines, Water
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Outline of water

Faucet dripping water.
Structure of the water molecule (H2O)

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to water:

Waterchemical substance with the chemical formula H2O. A water molecule contains one oxygen and two hydrogen atoms connected by covalent bonds. Water is a liquid at ambient conditions, but it often co-exists on Earth with its solid state, ice, and gaseous state (water vapor or steam). Under nomenclature used to name chemical compounds, Dihydrogen monoxide is the scientific name for water, though it is almost never used.[1]


  • Chemical properties and use 1
  • Physical properties 2
  • Geography 3
    • Weather 3.1
  • In nature and life 4
    • Marine life 4.1
  • Politics and issues 5
    • Supply and sanitation 5.1
  • In culture and sport 6
  • Uses 7
    • Fishing 7.1
  • References 8
  • See also 9

Chemical properties and use

Physical properties

Frozen water, that is, ice.


Rapidly flowing river.
Formation of a Waterfall


Snow-covered trees.

In nature and life

Marine life

Politics and issues

Supply and sanitation

An example of a Reservoir, Ladybower Reservoir.

In culture and sport

Poseidon, Greek god of water. The Roman water god, Neptune, was almost identical to Poseidon




  1. ^ Bramer, Scott. "Chemical Nomenclature". Widener University, Department of Chemistry. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 

See also

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.