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2013-10-02 13:50:21

Today, the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) published a paper titled "Estimated Drinking Water Fluoride Exposure and Risk of Hip Fracture: A Cohort Study." In this study a team of researchers, led by Peggy Näsman, Karolinska Institute, Department of Dental Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden, investigated possible adverse health effects on bone tissue from drinking fluoridated water. The study included a large cohort of Swedish residents chronically exposed to...

2013-10-01 12:23:14

Public and private groups from drinking and wastewater sectors join forces to drive public awareness of water as an invaluable resource WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Value of Water Coalition, a group comprising leading organizations responsible for ensuring the safety, reliability and sustainability of our nation's water, today announced the launch of a new campaign to inform Americans about the value of water and the challenges facing our water...

2013-10-01 08:24:31

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microvi Biotechnologies, a leader for innovative biocatalytic technologies in the water, renewable energy and chemical industries, announced today that it received NSF/ANSI Standard 61 Certification for its MicroNiche Engineered (MNE) catalysts for drinking water applications including nitrate treatment. Microvi's Nitrate degradation technology, MB-N2, utilizes MNE catalysts to convert nitrate in water to nitrogen gas, a harmless...

2013-09-30 23:01:59

Pionetics® Corporation is pleased to announce that LINX® Drinking Water Systems can help protect consumers from Arsenic contamination in their drinking water. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Pionetics® Corporation is pleased to announce that LINX® Drinking Water Systems can help protect consumers from Arsenic contamination in their drinking water. In recent news, it has been reported that California’s Central Valley has drinking water contaminated with...

2013-09-30 23:01:27

Residential water softeners add salt to the water which can cause health problems for people suffering from high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. APEC Water Systems is proud to introduce the revolutionary FUTURA salt-free water softener system as a no-salt alternative solution for the general public. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Earlier this month, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) agency released a report that said at least 200,000 deaths in America every year are caused...

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...

2013-09-16 12:22:25

WATERTOWN, Wis., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Tap is a proud supporter of a landmark effort launched by the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to make the healthy choice the easy choice for busy parents and families. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130916/NY80316 ) The initiative kicked off last Thursday at Watertown High School in Wisconsin and aims to encourage...


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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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