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2013-09-09 12:21:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection encourages the public to protect public health and the environment by taking part in a statewide celebration of "Protect Your Groundwater Day" tomorrow, Sept. 10. "Clean water is one of our most precious assets," acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Every Pennsylvanian can take a few easy steps and play a part in keeping our water clean. Let's not take our resources for granted." In...

2013-08-13 08:36:03

As caregivers, mothers want the best for their loved ones - including keeping them hydrated STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nestle Waters North America is launching a Spanish-language online initiative on the Nestle Pure Life en Espanol's Facebook page, asking Latina moms to join the "Hydration Movement," by pledging to drink more water every day. As caregivers, mothers strive to instill positive and healthy habits in their families. Through the Hydration...

New Technology Drinking Water From Sea Water
2013-06-27 15:52:53

[ Watch the Video: Desalting the Ocean ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) and the University of Marburg in Germany have created a simple and efficient way to desalinate ocean water. Once completed, the water can be used as drinking water or to irrigate crops. Current desalination methods take the salt from seawater using a membrane as a filter. The new method, called electrochemically mediated seawater...

2013-05-11 00:21:20

Replenishment Assessment is approved after extensive and transparent process LAKEWOOD, Calif., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) approved its Replenishment Assessment (RA) of $268.00 for 2013-2014 at a public hearing on May 10, 2013 after having nearly a dozen budget workshops to ensure that stakeholders understood the details of the RA. The funds generated from the RA cover the cost of water purchased to replenish...

2013-04-25 16:22:47

Judge Orders Tesoro to Pay Outstanding Water Bills or Stop Pumping Groundwater LAKEWOOD, Calif., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ralph W. Dau ruled in favor of an injunction against Texas oil giant, Tesoro Corporation, filed by the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD). WRD filed the injunction to stop Tesoro from pumping groundwater because the company has not paid its monthly replenishment assessment (RA) since May...

Salt Levels In Draa Basin Groundwater A Detriment To Farming
2013-04-08 19:37:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Arid but habitable regions around the world depend on limited water resources for drinking and crop irrigation. Any disruption or contamination of the water supply could be a major problem for a local population. The Draa Basin in Sub-Saharan Africa is one such region, as it has relied on runoff from Morocco's High Atlas Mountains. It has also been dammed and directed toward oases hundreds of miles to the south. A group of...

2013-03-22 16:21:37

Cities flip-flop on notifying residents about water rates LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, three cities and a private water agency went to court in an attempt to stop the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) from notifying the public about the rate setting process and scheduled public hearing. The cities of Signal Hill, Downey and Cerritos asked the court to enjoin WRD from sending notices to approximately 800,000 property owners...

2013-03-16 20:20:08

Attendees learn about groundwater and its vital importance to the region LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) kicked off its 6th Annual Groundwater Festival "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" Saturday at its headquarters in Lakewood, California, with nearly 3,000 community participants enjoying the festivities and engaging the festival's presenters. (Logo:...

2013-03-13 12:27:00

LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Water Replenishment District of Southern California: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130313/DC76434) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110121/DC34153LOGO) WHAT: The 6(th) Annual Groundwater Festival "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" coincides with National Groundwater Awareness Week, which runs from March 10th to the 16(th), recognizing the importance of groundwater as a...

Dirt Plays Important Part In Making Clean Water
2013-02-18 11:35:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Rivers, lakes, and oceans may play a large role in the water cycle, but many people don´t realize that one of the biggest factors in keeping water clean lies just below their feet. According to Henry Lin, a professor of hydropedology and soil hydrology at Penn State, the ground plays an important role in keeping the environment clean by acting as a natural water filter and purifier. In his presentation to the annual American...