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2013-08-15 23:29:05

Creeks and streams are prime sources for the formation of flash floods. A water restoration provider explains the danger and how to avoid becoming a victim. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage restoration services in the United States, is warning community residents on the dangers of flash flooding, particularly in areas where creeks and streams may be located. Severe weather season means strong potential for flooding, and...

2013-03-23 23:04:21

Flood Control America stands in support of NOAA´s efforts to highlight the threat of flooding in the United States with Flood Safety Awareness Week. The annual event shines a spotlight on the many ways floods can occur, the hazards associated with floods, and what citizens can do to protect their lives and property. Sudbury, MA (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 “NOAA´s National Weather Service does so much to promote flood safety, and Flood Safety Awareness Week is a shining example of...

2013-01-17 23:00:42

Flash floods occur year round, in all parts of the country. A severe weather damage restoration provider offers safety tips for flash flooding events. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage and severe weather repair and restoration service in the United States, is offering tips on safety protocols in the event of flash flood conditions. Flash floods account for the majority of flood related fatalities in the US each year, and...

2012-07-06 23:02:35

Severe weather is usually described through any number of terms, some of which may be confusing. A water damage restoration expert provides insight into severe weather terminology. (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration service in the country, is offering tips to property owners on how to better understand much of the terminology that is used by local meteorologists when it comes to severe weather reporting. Many times,...

2011-07-14 08:16:00

BEIJING, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that provides turn-key solutions in China for the water resources, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control markets, announced today that its subsidiary, Beijing Yanyu Water Tech Co., Ltd. (Yanyu), has been awarded a contract for a flash flood early warning project in three counties of Yuxi City, Yunnan Province, valued at 10.87 million yuan,...

2011-05-09 11:58:00

As flood threat increases, so does the need for donations WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forecasters are predicting catastrophic flooding may occur along the Mississippi River in the next few days, and the American Red Cross is ramping up to help people along the river as efforts continue to assist thousands of people in tornado-ravaged communities across the South. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The Red Cross estimates the costs of...

2009-09-22 12:56:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As rising flood waters cover the Southeast, hundreds have looked to the American Red Cross for shelter as officials estimate the number of people needing help could rise dramatically. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO ) Overnight more than 220 people took refuge in Red Cross shelters in Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. Georgia has been hit the hardest, particularly around the city of Atlanta...

2006-06-26 06:27:40

By Todd Eastham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Waves of heavy showers and thunderstorms drenched Washington and the surrounding mid-Atlantic on Sunday, triggering flash flooding that swelled streams over their banks and closed roads around the region. More rain showers, some heavy, were predicted throughout the region but showers and thunderstorms were expected to begin tapering off gradually toward evening on Monday, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. A flood warning was in effect...

2006-06-26 05:25:00

By Todd Eastham WASHINGTON -- Waves of heavy showers and thunderstorms drenched Washington and the surrounding mid-Atlantic on Sunday, triggering flash flooding that swelled streams over their banks and closed roads around the region. More rain showers, some heavy, were predicted throughout the region but showers and thunderstorms were expected to begin tapering off gradually toward evening on Monday, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. A flood warning was in effect for the entire...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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