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2013-06-14 23:19:39

Flooding can render wells and sewage systems inoperable and even dangerous. A water damage provider breaks down the problem and explains the fix. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage and flood restoration service in the United States, is recommending that property owners observe extra precautions when working with wells and septic systems following water damage. Flood waters from virtually any source may be contaminated with...

2013-06-13 23:16:56

Stevens Institute of Technology continues to shape the policy discussion around climate change and extreme weather, as Dr. Philip Orton and Dr. Nickitas Georgas contributed advanced scientific research to inform the proposals outlined in “A Stronger, More Resilient New York,” a major report released this week by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The report outlines more than 250 specific recommendations to fortify the city against climate events. Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) June...

2013-05-31 23:27:47

With severe weather season underway, flooding will be a problem for many areas. A water restoration provider explains the steps to take in the immediate aftermath of flood damage. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on the proper method for stabilizing their home or business in the wake of a water or flood problem. With severe weather season...

NASA To Map Snowpack Of Two Major Mountain Watersheds In Colorado And California
2013-05-03 09:00:35

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the very near future, the global issue surrounding the need for natural resources will shift from fossil fuels to fresh water. In preparation for this change of need, NASA has endeavored on a new airborne mission to create the first maps of the entire snowpack of two major mountain watersheds in California and Colorado. These western snow reserves, as they melt, provide greater than 75 percent of the total freshwater supply for the...

2013-04-04 23:02:52

Spring weather means more sunshine and more outdoor activity but it can also come with some unpleasant weather as well. ComparaSave.com offers spring weather tips to keep homeowners prepared for the unexpected. (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Earth Month was a great time to celebrate the beauty of our planet as the spring brings back green grass and sunshine. But spring can also be unpredictable, and severe weather can present a risk. Be prepared for the less pleasant aspects of spring weather...

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2012-08-03 11:43:48

Four major events occurred yesterday, the first being the formation of Tropical Storm Ernesto, which is now located just east of the Windward Islands with winds near 45 knots. The second was the heat in the Southern Plains as many places saw temps over 100F with heat index values near 105-110 for the region. High temperatures are again one of the main story makers across the country. 100 degree temperatures continue to plague Texas and Oklahoma. Eleven out of the last 14 days in...

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