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2014-04-18 12:21:26

Dreamstime Offering Discounted Pricing on Weekly to Annual Image Subscriptions NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreamstime, a distinguished leader in stock photography, announced today it is donating 5% of all image subscriptions sales made on Earth Day to charity: water (www.charitywater.org), a global non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. All Dreamstime subscription sales made on Earth Day will result in a...

2014-04-17 23:08:34

An independent study estimates that salt-free water softener sales will increase by 20 percent over the next three years, representing a major change in consumer preferences. Deland, Florida (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 An independent report sponsored by Pelican Water, the market leader in salt-free water softening systems, forecasts a 20 percent growth in the U.S. market for salt-free water softeners and filtration over the next three years, compared to single-digit growth for other point of...

2014-04-15 08:23:42

Recognized for Addressing Key Global Water Challenges BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProCleanse LLC announced today that its next-generation home water filtration device has been selected as one of 28 Exemplar U.S. Water Technologies by an independent review panel evaluating solutions that address global water challenges. The ProCleanse filter also was named one of the six most innovative solutions in the group, reflecting its ability to produce safe drinking...

2014-04-14 16:21:51

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China Bottled Water 2013 Report (with 5 regional sections) -- An essential guide for anyone present, or considering entering, the bottled water market in China.-- Ideal to gain an understanding of the bottled water market trends in China as well as in its 5 key provinces separately.-- Packed with data covering market volume and value trends, segmentation, packaging size, distribution and...

2014-04-14 12:24:28

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Water Systems Council, the only national, nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and small water well systems, announced today that it will conduct sessions of its Water Systems Primer and Refresher program at the South Atlantic Jubilee in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on July 25, 2014 and at the NGWA Expo in Las Vegas on Nov. 9, 2014. WSC's Water Systems Primer and Refresher is a continuing education and training program that...

2014-04-09 12:32:55

According to new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics A new USDA mandate calling for access to free drinking water during lunchtime at schools participating in the National School Lunch Program went into effect at the start of the 2011-12 school year. Researchers from the University of Michigan and University of Illinois at Chicago examined compliance with the new requirement as well as perceptions about drinking fountain cleanliness and water quality....

2014-04-09 10:42:13

Access to improved drinking water and sanitation is highly variable within individual countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Dr Rachel Pullan and colleagues, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, identified marked geographic inequalities, estimating that coverage of improved drinking water supply varied from as low as 3.2% in some districts of Somalia to as high as 99.0% in urban populations in Namibia, while...

2014-04-08 23:33:51

A perilously terrifyingly alert apprehension that highlights stark death-defying health consequences, titled as ‘The Unsafe Future of Safe Drinking Water’ has been conceded through ‘World Health Day’ by the ‘UN Water Decade Observance’- 2014, reveals severe risks of multiple disabilities due to underground hydro-toxication's pandemic out-breaks of the sewage system's sprout off-shoot explosiveness. Hamilton, New Zealand (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 (Breaking News Feature:...

2014-04-07 12:34:33

HAMILTON, New Zealand, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to UN's statistical estimations, some 869,000 children under five die every year due to toxically germ-infested unsafe drinking water -- almost over 3-4 babies a minute. Countless others fall in serious sufferings of long-term health consequences. Inadequate sanitation and ecologically incompatible sewage-drainage systems are the primary causes of the present situation. (Logo:...

2014-04-06 23:00:58

Mr. Rooter® Raises World Health Day Awareness with Tips To Help Avoid Possible Apocalyptic Scenario Waco, TX (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Monday, Apr 7, marks a day to not only commemorate the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO), but to raise awareness of the ongoing health concerns plaguing humanity today through World Health Day. Each year a new awareness theme is created to focus attention on public health concerns and encourage families to take action to protect themselves....


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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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'