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2011-04-19 10:48:00

Event affirms water is a women's issue and will recognize worldwide actions of women in water WASHINGTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) today was announced as presenting sponsor of the inaugural Water For People Gala to Honor Women in Water. The charity event will be held in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 13, at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. "Water is more than a vocation to our members and to the leaders and...

2009-10-22 14:03:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arizona American Water, a subsidiary of American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced yesterday that its subsidiary was awarded second prize in the National Association of Water Companies' (NAWC) 2009 Management Innovation Awards. "I am proud to have such a dedicated operations team working at Arizona American Water with the capability to create sustainable...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'