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2014-03-10 16:35:03

Visual Artist Will Create Art Piece from Thousands of Students' Handmade Paper Beads SEATTLE, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrated artist Vik Muniz will join the Students Rebuild Water Challenge by creating a one-of-a-kind art piece in spring 2014. The Students Rebuild Water Challenge, in partnership with charity: water and Global Nomads Group, will bring clean, safe drinking water to more than 16,000 Tanzanians. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/DC80229...

2014-03-10 16:21:13

LONDON, ON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Trojan Technologies today announced that the Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) product suite has obtained International Maritime Organization (IMO) Type Approval from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Directorate. "We are the largest UV company in the world, and are committed to providing pioneering water treatment technologies that meet the highest standards and help protect and preserve our...

2014-03-05 23:25:50

University of Washington Professor Discusses Healthiest and Less Healthy Drinking Waters on Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne's Radio Show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The very best and healthiest water for drinking, according to University of Washington Water Researcher Gerald Pollack, PhD, is natural water that is either free-flowing or comes from a deep spring, and has a high mineral content. Pollack’s reason for singling out these waters, based on his...

2014-03-04 12:26:29

- Family in Ghana received 1 billionth liter of clean water from partnership SEATTLE, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The partnership between World Vision and Procter and Gamble (P&G) has resulted in 1 billion liters of clean drinking water shared with more than 6.5 million people in need around the world. A family at a World Vision program in Gberami, Ghana, received the billionth liter from the partnership. A pond is the water source for Sikira Ahmed, her husband Ahmed Abdulai...

2014-03-03 23:26:48

Quench announced that it has introduced the Quench 250 Water Deionization System, which delivers ultra-pure water on-demand using a building's existing water supply. King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Quench, the largest independent provider of filtered drinking water coolers and ice dispensers in North America, announced that it has introduced the Quench 250 Water Deionization System. This state-of-the-art technology delivers ultra-pure water on-demand using a building’s...

2014-03-03 12:22:51

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water4, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating the world's water crisis, is thrilled to announce its 2014 World Water Day (WWD) education initiative. Grammy Award-winning singer Sandi Patty and actress Nadia Dajani are joining the endeavor to help raise awareness and will be visiting participating schools on March 21(st) in celebration of WWD. Water4 is inviting all schools to participate in educating and fundraising. Water4...

2014-02-24 12:24:42

LONDON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Packaged Water Report 2013Product SynopsisPublished by Canadean, the Global Packaged Water Report 2013 provides a detailed analysis of the packaged water market, with global, regional and individual country data including forecasts to 2016.Introduction and LandscapeWhy was the report written?The Global Packaged Water Report 2013 is an essential guide for anyone with an interest in...

2014-02-24 12:21:44

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, the UNICEF Tap Project is launching a new mobile experience that challenges Americans to put down their cell phones to help save children's lives. The longer someone goes without touching their smartphone after activating UNICEFTapProject.org, the more money will be donated to help UNICEF provide clean drinking water to children. Globally, 768 million people do not have safe, clean water to drink, and more than 2.5...

2014-02-22 23:02:29

Clean water for drinking is the focus of new content for Public Television. (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 Water is a primary necessity everywhere you turn. Its essentiality cannot be bound by anything regardless of the magnitude. For it to be fully helpful to your health, you must take precautionary and preventive measures while using it. That is why water treatment is important. This is especially when the water is intended for sensitive purposes like drinking. There are different water...

2014-02-20 08:31:28

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fluoride joins lead, arsenic, methylmercury, toluene, tetrachloroethylene, and other chemicals known to cause harm to brains, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). Fluoride is newly classified as a developmental neurotoxin by medical authorities in the March 2014 journal Lancet Neurology. The authors are Dr. Philippe Grandjean of the Harvard School of Public Health and Dr. Philip Landrigan of the Icahn School of Medicine. The...


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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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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