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2014-04-22 16:23:11

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $41.7 million in 13 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 12 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). "The investments that we make today in our environment and economy will improve the quality of life for Pennsylvanians in all corners of the Commonwealth," Governor Corbett said. "The PENNVEST Board's...

2014-04-21 23:04:05

From Headworks Screens to Solids Disposal, System Provides Ease of Maintenance and Reliability Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Parkson is redesigning the headworks at a municipal treatment plant to implement a sluiced screenings system that will improve the operator’s ability to manage wet weather conditions and reduce maintenance concerns. The new design is for the Omaha, Nebraska, Missouri River WWTP CSO improvements and is built around two of Parkson’s most robust...

2014-04-18 12:21:26

Dreamstime Offering Discounted Pricing on Weekly to Annual Image Subscriptions NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreamstime, a distinguished leader in stock photography, announced today it is donating 5% of all image subscriptions sales made on Earth Day to charity: water (www.charitywater.org), a global non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. All Dreamstime subscription sales made on Earth Day will result in a...

2014-04-15 16:21:55

DUBLIN, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qhrfmf/china_solid_waste) has announced the addition of the "China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qhrfmf/china_solid_waste ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) China solid waste disposal industry was chiefly featured by the followings between 2012 and 2013....

2014-04-14 12:23:40

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qrzkql/research_and) have announced the addition of the "Research and Development Trend Forecast of China Waste Transfer Station Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qrzkql/research_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Research and Development Trend Forecast of China Waste...

2014-04-09 12:23:36

DUBLIN, Apr. 09, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rss2ld/brazil_water ) has announced the addition of the "Brazil Water Market Insight" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Brazil is one of the hottest economies in the world, and one of GWI's top four country markets. With huge opportunities for foreign private sector participation and massive government investment programmes, this will...

2014-04-09 10:42:13

Access to improved drinking water and sanitation is highly variable within individual countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Dr Rachel Pullan and colleagues, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, identified marked geographic inequalities, estimating that coverage of improved drinking water supply varied from as low as 3.2% in some districts of Somalia to as high as 99.0% in urban populations in Namibia, while...

2014-04-07 12:34:33

HAMILTON, New Zealand, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to UN's statistical estimations, some 869,000 children under five die every year due to toxically germ-infested unsafe drinking water -- almost over 3-4 babies a minute. Countless others fall in serious sufferings of long-term health consequences. Inadequate sanitation and ecologically incompatible sewage-drainage systems are the primary causes of the present situation. (Logo:...

2014-04-04 23:40:51

Campaign honoring U2 lead singer's 54th birthday will fund a community-based water and sanitation project in Angola. Schenectady, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The African Well Fund (http://www.africanwellfund.org) is hosting the 12th Annual Build a Well for Bono's Birthday fundraiser (http://www.africanwellfund.org/Bono-Well-2014.html) April 1–May 10 to benefit a community-based water and sanitation project in the Ebo municipality of the Kwanza Sul Province in Angola. The...

2014-04-02 23:32:27

Partnership with McDonald's business owner has developed into commercial success for NH septic service company. Bedford, NH (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 About 20 years ago, McDonald’s business owner Emile Haddad needed his residential septic tank pumped, so he reached out to Felix Septic Service. What began as a routine service call has now evolved into much bigger things for New Hampshire’s longtime septic service leader. Felix owner Mark Thompson, who acquired the company over 25...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.