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2014-08-27 08:22:45

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News about disruptions caused by broken water mains and the impact of daily water loss due to America's aging - and leaking - water infrastructure has captured headlines coast to coast. Aclara(®), a leader in smart infrastructure technology for water, gas and electric utilities, has developed STAR(®) ZoneScan, an advanced automated detection system that can pinpoint underground leaks in water mains to within just three feet by collecting and...

2014-08-26 20:20:46

North Bay Office Offers $30 Discounts on All Jobs in the Region After Devastating Quake SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like aftershocks, the impacts of Sunday's 6.1-magnitude earthquake are being felt long after the quake itself. Throughout Napa County, the quake left extensive damage to homes, streets and buildings, even beyond what is immediately apparent. "As a community partner, we want to make sure that further property damage and water waste are minimized,"...

2014-08-06 16:32:07

Utility Will Replace All Cast Iron Pipe and Commits to Significantly Reduce Minor Leak Backlog--Helping Cut Emissions--by End of 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By the end of 2014, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will have replaced all 2,243 miles of its cast iron gas distribution pipe--which can be prone to leaks--with new, modern materials. This announcement makes PG&E one of the first utilities of comparable size and age to complete such an action....

2014-07-26 23:02:22

Leak detection expert Gary Fuller shows how Acme Detection of Santa Barbara uses the latest technologies to find leaks in the slabs and foundations of homes and buildings. http://acmeleak.com/slab-leak-detection-video/ Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Gary Fuller, a Santa Barbara leak detection expert, released a video this month showing the latests high-tech methods used by today's plumbers and contractors to find menacing leaks in and around slabs and foundations:...

2014-07-23 12:23:50

PLYMOUTH, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative materials combination consisting of two distinct polyurethanes provides Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) new HDR-2C rod seal with special extrusion stability at high pressures and great flexibility at temperatures down to -50 degrees C. This innovative materials combination is particularly well suited to address environmental challenges encountered in the fluid power industry. Seals in hydraulic...

2014-07-16 08:20:31

New Initiative Locates and Measures Seeping Methane, Highlights Unseen Climate Risk; Interactive Online Maps Will Help Utilities, Regulators Accelerate System Upgrades NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund today unveiled interactive online maps showing natural gas leaks beneath the streets of Boston, Indianapolis and New York City's Staten Island. Leaks like these rarely pose an immediate safety threat, but the leaking natural gas - which is...

2014-07-01 12:21:42

SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car makers and their suppliers are facing new passive-restraint safety requirements coupled with an ongoing need to reduce costs and improve the quality of component testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140701/123661 In the U.S., 50 percent of all vehicles under a gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds built after Sept. 14 will be required to meet new side-impact requirements (FMVSS 226); 75 percent by 2015, and 100 percent by 2016. Most...

2014-05-20 12:25:10

New testing methods have pinpointed the location of several large leaks in the University area. MISSOULA, Mont., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Water Co. continues to make steady progress at reducing leakage in their system. This Wednesday May 21(st), Mountain Water's leak crews will shut down Beckwith Avenue at Helen Avenue in order to repair a large main leak exceeding 300 gallons per minute. Leaks as large as 500 gallons per minute do not surface in the Missoula valley,...

2014-04-16 12:21:52

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car makers and their suppliers are facing new passive-restraint safety requirements coupled with an ongoing need to reduce costs and improve the quality of component testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75590 In the U.S., 50 percent of all vehicles under a gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds built after Sept. 14 will be required to meet new side-impact requirements (FMVSS 226); 75 percent by 2015, and 100 percent by 2016. Most...

2014-04-11 23:22:24

BlueDevil Products announces the sixth installment of its popular Product Spotlight series featuring its highly successful Red Angel AC Stop Leak. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Summer time is just around the corner… finally! As drivers across the country start to make vacation plans, many may want to check out their vehicle’s A/C system for optimum performance. If your vehicle is blowing warmer air than normal, you more than likely have a leak somewhere in your A/C system....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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