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2014-10-21 12:24:13

The Larry C. Larson Safety Award recognizes Park Water's safety commitment DOWNEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Park Water Co. announced today that it received the American Water Works Association California/ Nevada Larry C. Larson Safety Award. Park Water received this award through its commitment to make public and employee health and safety a top priority. "Safety and service are core values in our culture. Our employees think about public and employee safety in all...

2014-10-15 12:24:10

Program's first stop in Kenya targets over 125,000 school children to receive more than 23 million liters of safe water a year KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestergaard, a global company dedicated to improving the health of disadvantaged people, launched its LifeStraw® Follow the Liters program in Kenya this month. As part of this program, high-volume LifeStraw® Community water purifiers have been distributed to provide more than 23 million liters of safe water a...

2014-10-09 08:22:08

Ergonomically Designed Filter is Now Available for Order Online, in Three Different Colors LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, WaterBean (www.thewaterbean.com) announced the availability of the first alkaline water filter, now available starting at $12.95. WaterBean is a portable water filter that transforms ordinary tap water into crisp, clean alkaline water. By shaking and swirling the water bottle, users can activate the WaterBean's coconut carbon filter, which removes the...

2014-09-28 00:20:52

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- H&M Conscious Foundation Ambassador and Global Citizen Festival co-host, Alek Wek, announced today a new partnership between the H&M Conscious Foundation and WaterAid to bring safe water and toilets to a quarter million students in some of the world's poorest countries by 2017. Renowned fashion model and committed Ambassador to the H&M Conscious Foundation, Alek Wek, was joined on stage by H&M Conscious Foundation...

2014-09-25 23:05:27

NSF International survey findings on emerging contaminants reinforce the need for NSF International water quality standard. Emerging contaminants include some prescription drugs, over-the-counter (OTC) medications, flame retardants, detergents and new types of herbicides and pesticides, which have been detected at trace levels in drinking water. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 A vast majority (82 percent) of consumers report they are concerned about trace levels of emerging...

2014-09-24 23:04:13

The North America Water Treatment Chemicals Market report defines and segments the water treatment chemicals market in North America, with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-water-treatment-chemicals-4991728118.html (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The North America Water Treatment Chemicals Market report defines and segments the water treatment chemicals market in North America, with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through...

2014-09-23 12:24:42

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 18, 2014, Congressman Marlin Stutzman (R-IN) introduced the ''Water Supply Cost Savings Act,'' or ''Savings Act,'' legislation to provide small communities across the nation with critical information on the use of water wells and water well systems to deliver high quality, affordable drinking water. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140923/147909 The Savings Act (HR 5659) was greeted with enthusiastic...

2014-09-22 16:22:39

CALGARY, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - CAWST, the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology, has announced its latest results, showing that the Calgary-based charity has reached an additional 1.8 million people with safe drinking water or improved sanitation in the past year alone. The latest results bring CAWST's overall reach to 9.3 million people since its founding in 2001. The organization is scaling-up its efforts to address maternal, newborn and child (MNCH) health...

2014-09-18 08:24:00

NAZARETH, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water systems, utilities, facility managers, and plumbers now have a guide to help in transitioning to new regulations enacted through the Safe Drinking Water Act. Flows.com, a leading online distributor of flow system components announced today the publication of the whitepaper, "Wading through the New Lead-Free Laws Guide to the Safe Water Drinking Act." The whitepaper is available as an eBook from the Flows.com online store. Photo -...

2014-09-17 12:22:45

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Analysis Of The Desalination Industry In GCC Countries: All Sources Of Water With The Production And Consumption Data Alongwith Trends For The Last Decade (2004-2014)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Aquifers are a major source of water in GCC countries. They are vast underground reservoirs of water. In the 1970s, the GCC governments undertook a major...


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Meltwater
2009-07-06 17:15:30

Meltwater is water that is released from melting snow or ice. This includes meltwater from glacial ice and ice shelves over oceans. Meltwater is often produced during volcanic eruptions, and can cause dangerous lahars (landslides of wet volcanic debris). When meltwater pools on the surface rather than draining or flowing away, it forms pools known as melt ponds. Meltwater will often refreeze as the temperature drops. Meltwater can also collect or melt under the ice's surface. Sub-glacial...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.