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2013-10-21 23:02:39

Nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Houston Metro, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The estimate is based on children with a blood lead level of 5 micrograms per deciliter or higher using data from national surveys conducted in 2007-2008 and 2009-2010. Major sources of lead exposure to U.S. children include lead-based paint...

2013-10-19 23:04:22

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc, an innovative supplier of water filtration systems for water well systems, has released the new updated version of The Complete Guide to Removing Sediment from Well Water. Santa Cruz, California (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Sand, sediment and turbidity in well water is a widespread problem affecting thousands of wells around the world. Well or spring water can be loaded with sediment, clogging valves, fixtures, and irrigation systems and ruining water...

2013-10-15 23:23:52

SimpliPure Launches LifeCan and Will Donate One Unit for Each One Sold Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Following September’s National Preparedness Month, SimpliPure, a developer of reusable water filtration and purification products, is launching an Indiegogo campaign with the goal of funding a self-powered, portable, safe drinking water purification unit, LifeCan. The five-gallon, BPA-free, vessel combines technology with convenience to provide life-saving hydration...

2013-10-08 23:32:36

In a recently published research study on arsenic in America's tap water, it was discovered that more than 49 million people are consuming varying amounts of cancer-causing arsenic. This revealing study provides valuable insight based on the results of millions of actual drinking water test data performed by more than 50,000 public water systems nationwide. Natick, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Purdex announces the release of a research paper showing that more than 49...

2013-10-02 23:03:33

NSF International survey finds consumers don’t consider specific contaminants when it comes to treating tap water. Ann Arbor, Mich. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 According to NSF International’s 2013 Water Quality Survey, U.S. consumers are not doing their due diligence before buying a water treatment system. The survey of 942 American adults who use water filtration products found that less than one-fifth (17 percent) research the contaminants in their local water supply and purchase a...

2013-10-02 13:50:21

Today, the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) published a paper titled "Estimated Drinking Water Fluoride Exposure and Risk of Hip Fracture: A Cohort Study." In this study a team of researchers, led by Peggy Näsman, Karolinska Institute, Department of Dental Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden, investigated possible adverse health effects on bone tissue from drinking fluoridated water. The study included a large cohort of Swedish residents chronically exposed to...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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