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2011-11-22 10:42:26

Researchers led by Prof. Sébastien Sauvé of the University of Montreal's Department of Chemistry have discovered that traces of caffeine are a useful indicator of the contamination of our water by sewers.

2010-02-02 05:00:00

Consumers Union Urges FDA to Set Performance Standards for Greens YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports' latest tests of packaged leafy greens found bacteria that are common indicators of poor sanitation and fecal contamination, in some cases, at rather high levels.

2009-09-23 07:11:15

Unexpected research findings show resource managers and researchers may have to rethink how they determine if water will make people sick.

2008-12-03 14:00:00

'Do Not Use' Advisory Remains in Effect for Shadyside Village Residents PITTSBURGH, Dec.

2008-09-30 18:00:54

By STEVE PATTERSON Leaking sewers and septic tanks probably spread bacteria into a creek draining runoff from all three Beaches cities into the Intracoastal Waterway, a state-ordered report says.

2008-09-25 21:00:21

By ERIK ROBINSON James Kardouni, a state environmental scientist, dumps nontoxic dye into Burnt Bridge Creek on Wednesday. By tracking the flow of the dye, he hopes to learn where shade trees might be planted and pinpoint sources of pollution.

2008-09-05 21:00:07

By Julia Scott PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA -- The sun-dappled waters of Pillar Point Harbor look bright and beautiful on a hot afternoon, but the bacteria that lies below the surface is as much of a mystery as where it's coming from.

2008-08-17 12:00:19

By Brenda Duran LONG BEACH - Officials will continue to keep nearly four miles of beach closed following test results that showed elevated bacteria levels after a sewage spill earlier this week.

2008-07-23 12:00:45

By Karen Troianello Your mother told you and now we're reminding you: Wash your hands. OK, maybe you are washing your hands, but obviously someone else isn't.

2008-07-01 15:00:25

By Sarah J. Boggan, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Jul. 1--Water samples from Queen Creek Wash continue to show excessive levels of E. coli and high fecal coliform more than a month after sewer backups pumped thousands of gallons into the wash and a nearby neighborhood.


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