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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...

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...


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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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'