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Cilantro Purifies Water
2013-09-12 14:45:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One favorite ingredient in salsa has been shown to help purify drinking water, according to findings presented at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. Douglas Schauer of Ivy Tech Community College says that cilantro is an inexpensive way to purify drinking water, helping to remove lead and other potentially toxic heavy metals from contaminated H2O. The spice, also known as coriander and Thai...

2013-09-12 08:30:14

First-of-its-kind initiative aimed at encouraging people to drink more water more often STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Waters North America announced today its support of the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), with Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama, in launching their Drink Up initiative. This first-of-its-kind program is aimed at encouraging and inspiring everyone to drink more water - one of the easiest, most effective ways to adopt a healthier...

Solar Powered Water Filtration MIT
2013-09-11 14:57:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from MIT are working in a small Mexican village deep in the jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula to test a system that produces clean water using solar power. The autonomous purification system consists of several photovoltaic panels, a large tank to hold purified water, and a telephone booth-sized shed that houses the heart of the pumps, filters and membranes. This solar-powered system is able to produce 1,000 liters of clean...

2013-09-11 08:22:47

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- By creating a reusable water bottle that filters up to 99% of contaminants from municipally supplied tap water, the team behind Evo Eau are poised to change the way that the world looks at water quality. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130911/PH77721-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130911/PH77721-b ) Engineered for everyday use, the Evo Eau bottle does more than many it's mainstream competitors in terms...

2013-09-09 12:21:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection encourages the public to protect public health and the environment by taking part in a statewide celebration of "Protect Your Groundwater Day" tomorrow, Sept. 10. "Clean water is one of our most precious assets," acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Every Pennsylvanian can take a few easy steps and play a part in keeping our water clean. Let's not take our resources for granted." In...

2013-09-09 11:39:06

An ambitious partnership among more than 100 organizations and governments led by Procter & Gamble's (P&G's) nonprofit program, Children's Safe Drinking Water (CSDW), has helped provide more than 6 billion quarts of clean drinking water to families in developing countries, saving an estimated 32,000 lives. And they're just getting started. CSDW Manager Allison Tummon Kamphuis, R.N., M.B.A., today described the organization's latest accomplishments and future goals at the 246th...

2013-09-07 23:03:18

Clean Water Systems & Stores has expanded its well water diagram service to make it easier to homeowners, businesses and well water professionals to learn how well water treatment and other types of residential and commercial purification systems are installed. The service offers well water diagrams to homeowners and well water professionals seeking easy-to-read diagrams for well water treatment systems. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 Millions of Americans depend on water...

2013-09-07 23:00:25

Shane Michaels releases a review of Survive Water Crisis, the top selling program online about how to make sure that people have clean drinking water during a crisis. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 Survive Water Crisis, a new training program that aims at teaching people the number one free water secret that they need to know has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Survive Water Crisis isn't a beautifully designed or flashy website....

Good Hygiene Linked To Alzheimer's Disease
2013-09-05 04:43:50

[ Watch the Video: Good Hygiene May Be Bad For Your Brain ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Good hygiene typically leads to good health, but new research appearing in the journal Evolution, Medicine and Public Health suggests that people living in industrialized nations could be more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease due to cleanliness. Specifically, Dr. Molly Fox, lead author of the study and Gates Cambridge Alumna, and colleagues report that men and...

2013-09-04 12:24:25

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Ultraviolet Association will honor the New York City Department of Environmental Protection with one of its highest awards - The UV Engineering Project of the Year Award - in recognition of the department's work on the Catskill-Delaware Ultraviolet Disinfection Facility. The award will be presented at IUVA's World Congress in Las Vegas Sept. 25, 2013. Sharing the award will be the engineering firms CDM Smith and Hazen and...


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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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