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2014-06-30 23:02:52

New Model Based on CEO Sharon Kleyne’s 30 Years of Water Research (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Bio-Logic Aqua Research has proposed a new model for fresh water conservation and recycling based on water research by company founder and CEO Sharon Kleyne over a 30-year period. Kleyne has concluded that the “Earth Model” approach suggests that not all presently used conservation measures are wise and that the Earth can tell us which to pursue and which to avoid. In this instance, “Earth...

2014-03-14 23:21:21

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Cites Island Nation’s Water Recycling and Conservation as Global Model for U.N. World Water Day Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The tiny island nation of Singapore, with minimal fresh water resources, has become the world’s model for conservation and recycling. According to global water advocate Sharon Kleyne, Singapore had formerly depended almost entirely on imported water from neighboring Malaysia. In honor of United Nations...

2011-07-11 00:00:29

The robust performance of Singapore's water industry to date coupled with its hosting of the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2011 signal that the country is set to be at the forefront of the global water industry. Singapore (PRWEB) July 10, 2011 The robust performance of Singapore's water industry to date coupled with its hosting of the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2011 signal that the country is set to lead the global water industry, forecasts Singapore business...

2009-06-22 05:47:15

Gone are the fretful days of worry about the nation's water supply, says Khoo Teng Chye, the likable chief of Singapore's water agency for the last five years, the AFP reported. For generations, officials at the Public Utilities Board (PUB) deliberated over whether the island-state would have ample water to support its endurance and development in the future. But this is no longer a burden for Khoo.  With the help of new technology, the prosperous but resource-deprived nation can now...

2009-03-19 14:10:00

A team of hydrologists has concluded that the only way for barren regions of the world to meet the surging demand for water is to recycle and use water that has already passed through the human body, the AFP reported. The experts agreed that water from treating urine, feces and bathwater could be harnessed again for farm irrigation, industry and even human consumption. Speakers at the 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul have argued that "used" water, also known as "grey" water, should comprise...

2008-09-08 06:00:11

By Linda M. Castellitto In perhaps the biggest marketing coup since DeBeers convinced consumers that diamonds are the must-have gemstone for lovebirds, beverage companies have transformed water from a free, simple thirst-quencher into a colossal moneymaker. In fact, sales of bottled water have surpassed those of milk and beer, Elizabeth Royte writes in Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It. And although soft drinks are still No.1, water isn't far behind. Gone...

2005-11-11 06:10:00

By Fayen Wong SINGAPORE -- Singapore, which is turning to desalination and waste-water technology to wean itself off water imports from neighboring Malaysia, is now using its expertise to win a bigger slice of the $600 billion global water business. Water is a crucial political, as well as economic, issue for Singapore. The tropical city-state, home to 4.2 million people and scores of water-guzzling electronics and drugs factories, pipes in half of its daily water needs from Malaysia. But...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'