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2010-05-05 15:50:00

TORONTO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Fifty years ago most people believed concrete was strong enough to withstand an atomic blast. Today, we know that isn't the case. Concrete grease interceptors, installed on-site at most restaurants, corrode, crack, leak and need replacing every 5-10 years. This is due to the highly acidic and harsh environment caused by bacteria, rotting food, salt water, bleach, and cleaning solutions inside of them. These materials can also seep into the cracks and make matters...

2010-03-18 11:30:00

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., March 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation, a leading supplier of a full range of automotive climate products, has developed an innovative "zero leak" fitting that is designed to eliminate refrigerant leakage in vehicle air conditioning systems. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001201/DEF008LOGO ) The patented metal seal block fitting and seal structure eliminates a significant source of refrigerant leakage, reducing direct greenhouse gas...

2010-03-17 09:30:00

HERSHEY, Pa., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- To draw attention to the more than one trillion gallons of water wasted each year in U.S. homes due to leaks, Pennsylvania American Water today announced its participation in the Environmental Protection Agency's "Fix a Leak Week," which runs March 15-21. Pennsylvania American Water provided a number of live demonstrations across the state to illustrate how household leaks waste water but are easy to fix. "Leaks can account for an average of 10,000...

2010-03-16 16:02:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Loose leaks may not sink ships, but they can sure add up to a lot of wasted water and cash for homeowners. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100316/PH71723 ) In celebration of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Water Sense Fix-a-Leak Week, March 15-21, New Jersey American Water and the Battleship New Jersey today demonstrated how fixing small leaks can help residents conserve water and save money on their water bills....

2010-03-16 14:36:00

ST. LOUIS, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Because minor water leaks account for more than one trillion gallons of water wasted each year in U.S. homes, EPA's WaterSense program has declared March 15 to 21, 2010 as "Fix-a-Leak Week" to remind Americans to check household plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems for leaks. "Leaks can account for an average of 10,000 gallons of water wasted in the home every year, or enough to fill a backyard swimming pool," said Frank Kartmann, president of...

2010-03-12 16:13:00

CLOVIS, N.M., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Mexico American Water has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency and the City of Clovis to promote the "Fix a Leak Week," which runs from March 15-21, 2010. The campaign, part of the EPA's WaterSense program, is designed to raise awareness about small leaks and other water waste that may be occurring within our homes. Although a leaky faucet or garden hose may seem like a small problem to the individual homeowner, in...

2010-03-12 15:07:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona American Water has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency to promote its annual "Fix a Leak Week," which runs from March 15-21, 2010. The EPA estimates that more than a trillion gallons of water are lost annually nationwide through leaks occurring within our homes, with the average residence losing 11,000 gallons a year this way. Through the "Fix a Leak Week" campaign in partnership with local water purveyors like Arizona...

2010-03-12 15:01:00

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona American Water has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency to promote its annual "Fix a Leak Week," which runs from March 15-21, 2010. The EPA estimates that more than a trillion gallons of water are lost annually nationwide through leaks occurring within our homes, with the average residence losing 11,000 gallons a year this way. Through the "Fix a Leak Week" campaign in partnership with local water purveyors like...

2010-03-12 14:54:00

SUN CITY, Ariz., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arizona American Water has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency to promote its annual "Fix a Leak Week," which runs from March 15-21, 2010. The EPA estimates that more than a trillion gallons of water are lost annually nationwide through leaks occurring within our homes, with the average residence losing 11,000 gallons a year this way. Through the "Fix a Leak Week" campaign in partnership with local water purveyors like...

2010-03-11 18:12:00

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The city of Thousand Oaks will proclaim March 15-21, "Fix a Leak Week," to remind residents to check household plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems for leaks. Because minor leaks account for more than one trillion gallons of wasted water each year in U.S. homes, the EPA launched "Fix a Leak Week" in order to raise awareness of water waste and water-wise practices. California American Water is partnering with the EPA's "Fix a...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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