This Week Trough The Water is particularly rich. Obviously the Beijing Olympics gets the lion's share. Enjoy last seven days Reuters pictures related to water
Michael Phelps of the U.S. competes in the men's 400m individual medley swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 10, 2008.
A boy swims in the river Drim near the city of Struga, Macedonia, August 09, 2008 as temperatures soared to 38 degrees Celsius (100 degree Fahrenheit).
Members of Spain's synchronised swimming team attend practice at the National Aquatics Centre, also known as the Water Cube, ahead of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 7, 2008. Picture taken with a fisheye lens underwater.
A gondolier cools off in 32 degree Celsius (90 degree Fahrenheit) temperature by sitting in a garden chair in the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy, August 5, 2008.
People sunbath at a beach near a port in Berdyansk at the Azov Sea, Ukraine, August 6, 2008.
A boy cools off in the Dambovita river during a hot day in Bucharest August 5, 2008. Temperatures reached 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) in Romania's capital, local media reported.
A man braves strong winds and heavy rains under a tropical typhoon attack in front of Olympics decoration on the Hong Kong waterfront August 6, 2008. Hong Kong will hold the equestrian events of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games which start on August 8.
Laure Manaudou of France swims during practice at the National Aquatics Center, also known as the Water Cube, ahead of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 5, 2008.
U.S. President George W. Bush is reflected in a rain puddle during a refuel stop at Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks, Alaska, before continuing on for a three-nation tour of Asia, August 4, 2008.
Farmers take water from a tanker during a rally to protest against the anti-farmer policies by the Indian government and demanded total waiver of agricultural loans in New Delhi, August 4, 2008.
A boy takes cover as waves splash against a breakwater in Navotas City in Manila August 4, 2008. A tropical depression dubbed locally as "Julian" was located an estimated 75 miles northwest of the northern Philippine province of Cagayan with maximum winds of 55 kph near the center, dumping rains and causing flash floods in most northern provinces of the country and in the capital Manila.
Revellers play in the mud during the Woodstock Festival in Kostrzyn-upon-Odra River, close to the Polish and German border, August 3, 2008.
Anti-government demonstrators throw water at supporters of President Evo Morales during a campaign rally in Santa Cruz, August 3, 2008. Morales and a group of opposition governors will face a recall vote on August 10 that the leftist leader proposed last year in a bid to undermine right-wing opponents who have challenged his economic and constitutional reforms.
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Hugo Parisi of Brazil dives from the 10m platform during a practice session for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 4, 2008.
Athletes paddle during a training session for the Beijing 2008 Olympics on a hazy day in Beijing August 4, 2008.
A competitor falls from an obstacle bridge during the 56th annual 'Teichfahren' (pond-cycling) event in the former eastern German village of Bischdorf, some 60 kilometres (37 miles) east of Berlin, August 3, 2008. Around 40 people took part in the traditional Bischdorf fun race on Sunday, which was hosted by the local youth association.
A woman cooks inside her flooded house in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad August 9, 2008. India's June-September monsoon rains have revived across the country and are expected to be normal, Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal told reporters on Friday. The weather office had forecast a normal monsoon but some areas in western and southern regions have faced dry spells while others saw excess rains.
Brazil's Cesar Castro prepares to dive during a training session at the National Aquatics Centre ahead of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, August 3, 2008.