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2013-12-18 13:39:50

Reclamation study finds shortfall of 678,522 acre-feet of water per year will be needed in basin in 2060 due to increased demand and climate change Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor released the Lower Rio Grande Basin Study that evaluated the impacts of climate change on water demand and supply imbalances along the Rio Grande along the United States/Mexico border from Fort Quitman, Tex., to the Gulf of Mexico. "Basin studies are an important element of the Department...

2013-12-12 23:31:42

Leading Structural Engineering Software Provider introduces S-FOUNDATION 2014, a comprehensive analysis, design, and detailing tool for both simple & complex foundation configurations. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 S-FRAME Software Inc., developer of structural engineering software solutions used by Structural and Civil Engineering Professionals worldwide, has announced the release date and general availability of S-FOUNDATION 2014 to be December 17, 2013. The release of...

2013-11-21 23:30:20

Instead of allowing concrete slurry wastewater from entering the sewers and polluting the ocean, contractors can solidify their waste with Gelmaxx products and dispose it in any standard trash can. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 As more construction companies become environmentally conscious, they turn to Gelmaxx for a green solution. Gelmaxx has created a product that helps reduce the harmful impact that concrete slurry wastewater can have on the ocean. When contractors grind or cut concrete...

2013-11-12 23:32:23

According to the Alabaster Reporter, several tips could save residents thousands of dollars in damages from a faulty sewage system. SI Restoration, a leading expert in the sewage damage restoration industry, provides residents in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Washington DC with helpful advice on how to avoid sewage backup in their homes and businesses. Mount Laurel, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 In a case study published in November of 2013 by...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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