Latest Drinking water Stories

2013-09-03 23:22:01

Purdex LLC, an independent drinking water certification and research company, announced today the release of the 2013 National Purdex Awards which recognizes communities having the best tap water in the nation. Natick, MA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Purdex LLC, an independent, drinking water certification and research company that provides empirical information about the quality and safety of drinking water, today announced the release of the 2013 National Purdex Awards which recognizes...

2013-08-30 23:25:02

Airconergy’s “Save Energy and Save Lives” Campaign funds fresh drinking water globally through sales of a simple, energy-saving module. People worldwide can save 12-20% on heating and cooling while they support Airconergy and drop4drop.org in drilling new drinking water wells. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Globally, one in eight people has never tasted fresh drinking water, and 3.4 million people die each year from a water-related disease. Airconergy’s “Save...

2013-08-30 23:22:05

Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection Equipment: Major Applications and Global Markets (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/267695-ultraviolet-uv-disinfection-equipment-major-applications-and-global-markets.html ) report is examine the range of applications, including the treatment of water, municipal wastewater, and air & surface disinfection. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 This report provides an overview of the global market for ultraviolet (UV) disinfection equipment; Analyses...

2013-08-27 23:22:10

A leading bottler of sports drinks and teas for major suppliers around the globe with a unique set of variables- water type and flow fluctuations. In addition, a smaller footprint had to be achieved. Beaver Dam, WI (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 ETS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Neptune-Benson, is pleased to supply their ETS ultraviolet disinfection system to treat the process water for a leading bottler of sports drinks and teas for major suppliers around the globe. It is well recognized that...

2013-08-23 10:54:24

A new study confirms that exposure to low to moderate amounts of arsenic in drinking water can impair lung function. Doses of about 120 parts per billion of arsenic in well water—about 12 times the dose generally considered safe—produced lung damage comparable to decades of smoking tobacco. Smoking, especially by males, made arsenic-related damage even worse. This is the first population-based study to clearly demonstrate significant impairment of lung function, in some cases extensive...

2013-08-23 10:51:11

A new model to predict the risk of contaminants in groundwater will save those who use it significant time and money, highlighting drinking water quality issues in the process. This model is currently being implemented in China to determine the spread of groundwater contamination by arsenic. "Arsenic poisoning due to the use of contaminated drinking water is a major health problem in many parts of the world," explained Dr. Luis Rodriguez-Lado, a researcher on the model design team....

2013-08-22 23:22:58

Global Fresh Water Supply in Crisis and Seeks Investment Says Water Analyst Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Water industry stocks are among the world’s best investment opportunities and will be for the foreseeable future, reports water analyst and researcher Sharon Kleyne. The global fresh water supply is in crisis, Kleyne explains. To keep up with demand, and to offset population growth and a depleted supply, the fresh water industry requires substantial investor...

2013-08-21 23:23:19

Sharon Kleyne interviews Water Engineer Neil Grigg, PhD about Water Conservation. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 One way to encourage water conservation and help the public understand water’s immense value in their lives, might be to charge consumers what water is actually worth. The suggestion was recently proposed by noted Water Engineer Neil Grigg, PhD, during an interview by radio host and water researcher Sharon Kleyne. Dr. Grigg is a Professor of Civil Engineering at...

2013-08-21 23:03:50

August is National Water Quality Month which aims at increasing awareness and emphasis on the importance of water quality as it relates to human health, sanitation, geography, urbanization and sustainability. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 August is National Water Quality Month which aims at increasing awareness and emphasis on the importance of water quality as it relates to human health, sanitation, geography, urbanization and sustainability. There are over 160,000 public water...

Healthy Water Sources Identified With Space Station-Inspired mWater App
2013-08-20 15:53:43

NASA What if that clear, sparkling stream coming from the ground or a faucet were teeming with contaminants? How would you know? Whether you live in some remote region of Africa, a high rise in New York City or aboard an orbiting laboratory in space, you need reliable drinking water to survive. You now can check for yourself the cleanliness of your water using the mWater app on your mobile phone. This handy tool, based in part on International Space Station technology, provides a global...

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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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
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