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Research Reveals Give And Take Of Urban Temperature Mitigating Technologies
2014-02-10 12:14:36

Arizona State University Life in a warming world is going to require human ingenuity to adapt to the new realities of Earth. Greenhouse-gas induced warming and megapolitan expansion are both significant drivers of our warming planet. Researchers are now assessing adaptation technologies that could help us acclimate to these changing realities. But how well these adaptation technologies – such as cool roofs, green roofs and hybrids of the two – perform year round and how this...

2014-02-05 23:27:44

Novel Application to Remove Heavily Complexed Zinc from Wastewater Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Plymouth Technology, a provider of industrial water and wastewater treatment and consulting services, today announced that on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 9 a.m., Sales and Marketing Director Timothy O’Mara will present to water quality professionals at the North East Section Ohio Water Environment Association (NESOWEA) Industrial Waste Seminar in Richfield, Ohio. Mr. O’Mara’s...

2014-02-04 16:23:09

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Sites Initiative(TM) (SITES(TM)) program has certified landscapes at a federal courthouse in New Mexico; a Washington, D.C., elementary school; a campus plaza in Washington, D.C.; and an urban plaza in Washington state. The four projects certified by the nation's most comprehensive rating system for sustainable landscapes are: Albuquerque's Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse, which received a two star certification; Brent...

2014-02-03 23:01:09

The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking new technologies to study through the Desalination and Water Purification and Development Program to help Reclamation and its partners confront widening imbalances between supply and demand in basins throughout the west. Denver (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking new technologies to study through the Desalination and Water Purification and Development Program. Pre-proposal applications are being accepted for research and...

2014-02-03 12:22:42

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Environment Federation (WEF), a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 36,000 members representing water quality professionals around the world, formally announced today that Dr. Eileen O'Neill has been named the new Executive Director. O'Neill replaces former executive director Jeff Eger who resigned in July 2013. Dr. O'Neill has been serving WEF as the Interim Executive Director since Mr. Eger's...

2014-01-28 23:30:59

Emergence Technology Consultants today announced two new additions to their product line. The additions include a new line of direct replacement LED lamps, and an LED panel retrofit kit. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Emergence Technology Consultants announced two new additions to their product line today, a series of Direct Replacement Linear LED lamps and an LED panel retrofit kit. The new products are designed to supplement and replace existing fluorescent and reduce energy consumption....

2014-01-24 12:21:07

Engineering Accreditation Commission grants ABET accreditation LORETTO, Pa., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Benefiting from a teaching philosophy of a "classroom without walls," students in the Environmental Engineering program at Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania find themselves conducting fieldwork near campus or traveling around the globe as part of service-learning trips, such as the ongoing water remediation project in Bolivia. Fieldwork and other outside...

2014-01-23 08:24:42

Spectra's reverse osmosis desalination systems provide sustainable water production for residents in remote regions like Utrik SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Utrik, a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands, the region's first permanent solar and wind-powered water desalination plant is staving off the effects of a yearlong, region-wide drought. In May 2010, Tom Vance of Moana Marine LLC installed two Spectra LB-1800 reverse osmosis desalination systems, which...

2014-01-22 20:20:35

DUBLIN, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bd2bxf/indian_market_for) has announced the addition of the "Indian Market for Membrane Modules - Need for High-Quality Process Water and Wastewater Treatment Regulations to Drive Growth" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bd2bxf/indian_market_for ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The use of...

2014-01-22 16:22:30

DUBLIN, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pktb6v/gcc_industrial) has announced the addition of the "GCC Industrial Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals Market - Key Products and Initiatives Driving Growth in the Region" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pktb6v/gcc_industrial ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This study investigates...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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