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2011-07-07 19:18:16

In a typical year, California gets about 30 percent of its water from groundwater wells. Yet when it comes to managing this precious resource, the state of California relies on a mixed bag of more than 2,000 local water agencies with varying degrees of authority. Critics say that this decentralized system leaves the state vulnerable to overdraft, which occurs when water is pumped out faster than replacement water is absorbed. But according to a new report published by Stanford University's...

2011-06-30 00:00:29

EcoloBlue, leader in atmospheric water generators that provide 99.9% pure water from the humidity in the air, offers the new Mobile Solar Cabinet. EcoloBlue offers a sustainable product line that includes solar, wind, water and biodegradable plastics - with a major emphasis on renewable water filtration, purification and delivery. For more information visit http://www.ecoloblue.com or call (800) 691-6043. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 EcoloBlue is now offering a 2000 Watt Programmable...

2011-06-23 00:00:30

Trust in the quality of city water just about anywhere in the US is continually declining. The founders of MoreThanAlive.com grew concerned for their personal well-being, conducted thorough research and after finding a fantastic solution, decided to make it available to others. Linden, TN (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Trust in the quality of city water just about anywhere in the US is continually declining. This is largely because of factory waste seepage, types of mining and new discoveries of the...

2011-05-26 11:00:00

MONTERREY, Mexico, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IGNIA Fund I, LP, the first impact investing fund in Latin America, announced today that it has invested MX$27.0 million (US$2.4 million) in Distribuidora Mexicana de Agua Purificada en Red S.A.P.I. de C.V. ("Aqua"), an innovative business that delivers clean, purified water directly to its low-income clients' homes utilizing its wholly owned water grid. "Aqua's pre-installed water grid technology enables it to deliver an essential good to a...

2011-05-20 18:58:00

Assembly Member Ricardo Lara & Assembly Member Roger Hernandez LAKEWOOD, Calif., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District hosted two of the state's rising stars in the Assembly, Assembly Member Ricardo Lara (D-South Gate) and Assembly Member Roger Hernandez (D-Baldwin Park). Both legislators had the opportunity to view key District projects throughout WRD's 420-square mile service area. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110121/DC34153LOGO)...

2011-04-04 20:01:00

WRD Endorses ACWA's Groundwater Management Objectives LAKEWOOD, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, ACWA released a new policy framework that calls on local water agencies throughout the state to implement groundwater management plans and strategies to meet sustainability objectives. The policy reasserted the importance of local agencies in managing groundwater and recommends 4 specific goals: 1) Local water agencies should implement groundwater management plans to...

2011-03-23 16:50:00

LINCOLN, Neb., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With radiation levels rising in Japanese drinking water, companies are looking to Pure Water distillers to provide a reliable source of safe drinking water for their employees' families. The concern is due to high levels of radioactive iodine-131 that have been found in drinking water supplies in parts of Tokyo and surrounding areas. The Japanese government instructed that infants and children should not consume the contaminated tap water...

2011-03-21 13:27:00

LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robb Whitaker, General Manager for the Water Replenishment District (WRD), has been tapped as this year's recipient of the 'Recycled Water Advocate of the Year' award from the California Section of the WateReuse Association. The award recognizes an individual who has made "significant contributions to the advancement of water reuse through active support and promotion of recycled water." (Logo:...

2011-03-18 00:00:27

EcoloBlue Life & Energy, the global leader in home and office Atmospheric Water Generators, announced that it has received a United States Patent for the EcoloBlue 30s Sparkling Water Generator U.S. Patent Number 7,861,544. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 16, 2011 EcoloBlue Life & Energy, the global leader in home and office Atmospheric Water Generators, announced that it has received a United States Patent for the EcoloBlue 30s Sparkling Water Generator U.S. Patent Number 7,861,544. The...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'