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2010-11-15 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 77 million people in Bangladesh, or roughly half of the country's population, have been exposed to toxic arsenic levels in their drinking water since the 1970s. That's when the installation of hand-pumped wells throughout Bangladesh began tapping groundwater laden with naturally occurring arsenic. In response to this crisis, the Ecological Management Foundation (EMF) launched The Bangladesh Water Project in 2008, to create an...

2010-09-21 14:29:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The sun has barely peeked over the horizon when seven-year-old Millie Mancini creeps out of bed. It's pretty quiet in her Evanston, IL home. At least for now. The chaos of the school day is about to start. Millie's mom, Lucinda Fox, says Millie's feet are usually the first to hit the floor in her home. Hunger wakes her up, and she's ready for a big bowl of oatmeal. Nine-year- old big brother Leo, on the other hand, would rather stay in bed....

2010-07-06 15:00:00

RIVER EDGE, N.J., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NEPH), a medical device company developing and marketing filtration products for therapeutic applications, infection control, and water purification, today reported that AmeriWater Corporation has adopted the Nephros Dual Stage Ultrafilter (DSU) as a standard component of its MRO portable reverse osmosis water treatment systems for dialysis. "The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation...

2010-04-13 08:02:00

PATTERSON, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued on behalf of Magnesium Online Library: The World Health Organization (WHO) has just recommended that drinking water contain 25-50 mg of magnesium (Mg) per liter in order to prevent deaths from heart attack and stroke (See the WHO's entire book here: www.MgWater.com/download). American bottled water averages <5 mg of magnesium per liter, while bottled water in the rest of the world averages about 20 mg of...

2010-01-13 20:23:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Waters North America today pledged to donate $1 million in bottled water products to support disaster relief efforts and communities affected by the earthquake that struck Haiti on Tuesday. Currently, the company has identified, accessed and is arranging shipment of bottled water resources from nearby locations in the Caribbean islands, with more to follow from Nestle Waters plants in the United States. Given the vast infrastructure damage...

2009-07-02 08:20:00

RIVER EDGE, N.J., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NEPH), a medical device company developing and marketing filtration products for therapeutic applications, infection control, and water purification, today reported that is has received 510k approval from the U.S. FDA to market its Dual Stage Ultrafilters (DSU) for in-line purification of dialysate water and bicarbonate solution. On July 1, 2009, Nephros received approval of the DSU to be used to filter...

2009-06-24 10:45:00

DENVER, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Instapure Brands, Inc. announced today it would donate Instapure water filtration systems to "Bike To Work Day" participants on Wednesday, June 24, 2009. The End of Faucet systems, which coincide with the "green" event theme, will be available while supplies last at Centerra's two breakfast stations, which may be found by visiting www.ci.loveland.co.us. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090624/LA37579LOGO) Bike To Work Day is an opportunity for...

2009-06-02 08:30:00

Professional athletes rely on AquaHydrate for Focus, Performance and Recovery HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaGenus today announced AquaHydrate, the first high-performance sports water designed for ultimate hydration. Major professional athletes depend on AquaHydrate to give them an edge, in terms of focus, better sports performance and faster recovery from their workouts and competition. "With AquaHydrate, we believe we've tackled the problem of cellular...

2009-06-02 05:30:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaGenus today announced an exclusive agreement with Trace Minerals Research (TMR) -- a leader for over 35 years in the natural foods movement -- to include their all-natural, ionic minerals for the first time in a bottled water. The minerals are an essential element in AquaHydrate, the first high-performance sports water engineered to support maximum hydration. TMR's all natural, ionic minerals are one of the key hydration-boosting...

2009-01-22 10:40:55

Recent advances in electrochemical capacitors for energy storage open new opportunities for water desalination devices with high energy efficiency. Existing technologies for hard, brackish and sea water desalination are highly energy consuming even in the case of the best available technology nowadays, Reverse Osmosis. In addition to this problem, the construction of desalination plants requires intensive capital expenditures. Capacitive Deionization is a technological alternative to Reverse...