Latest Tap water Stories

2012-03-09 20:00:00

Developed following the earthquake in Japan in March 2011, the protocol can be used to evaluate ability of filters to reduce radioactive iodine from water. Tokyo, Japan and Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 NSF International and the Japan Water Purification Association (JWPA) are completing a jointly developed protocol to evaluate the ability of certain water filtration products to reduce iodine (including radioactive iodine) from drinking water. Once the protocol is complete,...

2012-02-07 13:20:00

Bottled water has the lowest carbon footprint, the lowest water footprint, and the highest curbside recycling rates of packaged drinks, says the International Bottled Water Association Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 The International Bottled Water Association´s (IBWA) consumer website http://www.bottledwatermatters.org (BWM) has launched a new YouTube video that provides bottled water facts to help counter anti-bottled water activism on college campuses. The new video,...

2012-01-17 11:00:00

First, the Revolutionary EasyWater No-Salt Water Conditioner and Now Introducing RevitaLife. Greenfield, IN (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 EasyWater, the leader in innovative water treatment for 25 years, has done it again! Recognizing early on that over 85% of the U. S. has hard water, the EasyWater No-Salt Water Conditioner revolutionized the water treatment industry with EasyWater´s salt-free, zero maintenance approach to solving hard water problems. Leveraging its engineering and design...

2011-11-08 22:07:22

Pipe-in-pipe systems are now commonly used to distribute water in many Norwegian homes. The inner pipe for drinking water is made of a plastic called cross-linked polyethylene (PEX). Are these pipes harmful to health and do they affect the taste and odour of drinking water? Previous international studies have shown that plastic pipes can release substances that give an unwanted taste and odour to drinking water. It has also been suggested that some of these substances may be carcinogenic....

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'