Latest Drinking water Stories

2013-09-26 23:40:19

The global market for ultraviolet (UV) disinfection equipment was valued at $790 million in 2010 and is expected to reach $1.1 billion by 2013. BCC Research projects the market to reach nearly $2.1 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.1%. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection Equipment: Major Applications and Global Markets from BCC Research...

2013-09-19 23:34:57

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc has recently completed several projects using its advanced low-cost ground water treatment technologies to customers in countries in Central and South America resulting in wider access by consumers to safe clean drinking water. A recent project in Bolivia serves 96 families with clean disinfected water. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The supply of potable water in Bolivia and other Latin America countries is often insufficient and the water...

2013-09-17 23:22:05

In an effort to raise awareness and funds for clean water access and conservation, digdeepwater.org is launching its first annual anti-water poverty campaign asking people to live on just four liters of water a day for up to five days. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 A staggering 783 million people worldwide do not have access to enough clean water to live a full and healthy life. Human beings need at least 4 liters (the equivalent of 2 large soda bottles) of water a day to...

2013-09-17 23:01:03

Much of America’s water infrastructure is old and obsolete, and with the winter season fast approaching, water main breaks are likely to occur much more frequently. To prepare the public, APEC Water is actively involved in raising awareness on tap water quality concerns and offering reverse osmosis water purification systems for families to protect their drinking water. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA), 2013 report on America’s drinking...

Austria, Vienna Possessed By Feces-Contaminated Holy Water
2013-09-16 09:27:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Holy water from Vienna and other parts of Austria has been found to be contaminated with fecal matter, according to a new study. This water is used in church ceremonies including baptisms and consecrating the lips of congregants. The researchers are now claiming the water from these “holy” fonts in Austria and Vienna is dangerous and is urging churches to issue a warning encouraging church members not to drink the water. The...

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...

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...

Latest Drinking water Reference Libraries

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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.