[Grammar] Although in small quantities - crime scene investigation

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Dear teachers

Does this sentence read well?

Although in small quantities, water was found on the floor of the second house, but disappeared as the temperature increased.

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It's OK, but I would prefer "evaporated" rather than "disappeared".
 

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Why not just say "Small quantities of water were found..."?
 

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I wanted to emphasise that 'water' was the substance found.
 

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I wanted to emphasise that 'water' was the substance found.
Then put 'water' first;

Water was found on the floor of the second house, although only in ...
 

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I thought that in order to not only prepare but also surprise the reader, 'although' should go first.
 
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