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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....

2011-10-27 13:00:00

According to Tim Babich, a central Florida water treatment systems professional, several recent scientific studies conclude that softened water can save consumers thousands of dollars in both energy and healthcare costs. Winter Haven, FL (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 According to Tim Babich, a central Florida water treatment systems professional, several recent scientific studies conclude that softened water can save consumers thousands of dollars in both energy and healthcare costs. Families...

2011-08-10 20:51:08

People lose the ability to detect the taste of iron in drinking water with advancing age, raising concern that older people may be at risk for an unhealthy over-exposure to iron, Virginia Tech engineers are reporting in results they term "unique." The study appears in the American Chemical Society's journal Environmental Science & Technology on Aug. 10. Andrea Dietrich, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, and her colleagues, Susan Mirlohi, of Christiansburg,...

2011-07-29 18:46:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Colleges and Universities have joined in the movement to ban bottled water from their dining halls and campuses. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) had to consider recent research that estimates only 17 percent of plastic water bottles get recycled and that more than 50 million end up in landfills each year. The research led Caltech to decide on a better solution for the 2011 Commencement ceremony. CalTech partnered with...

2011-07-27 00:01:20

IonWay's Elita System Outperforms All Other Filters Systems On Market Reno,NV (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 The new Elita has revolutionized the water purification and ionization industries. IonWays decided to manufacture its own non-electric filtration and ionization system because research revealed that nothing was available that could produce consistent, quality results over time. Now after over twelve months of development, the IonWays Elita Non-Electric Water Purifier and Ionization System, is...

2011-07-24 00:02:04

Announcing the development of a Stainless Steel Sports bottle which will create your own personal Naturally Energized Water when filled from any clean water source. (PRWEB) July 23, 2011 Announcing the development of a Stainless Steel Sports bottle which will create your own personal Naturally Energized Water when filled from any clean water source. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THE N.E.W. BOTTLE? Improved taste If you like the taste of spring water, you'll love the taste of water from your...

2011-07-07 00:00:28

The award winning LIFESAVER® bottle is the world's first all-in-one ultra filtration water system. http://www.LifesaverUSA.com is meeting the need for millions of anxious Americans and their families. Chesapeake, VA (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 A recent news article titled: "Beware the Zombie Apocalypse," was of course a play on the growing euphemism for any number of cataclysmic events that many believe will befall the U.S., and the world, soon. Regardless of the direction such a punch may be...

2011-06-25 00:00:32

"From Tap to Bottled Water" traces the many steps taken to produce a safe, healthy, convenient food product (PRWEB) June 23, 2011 The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA)'s consumer website http://www.bottledwatermatters.com has released a new YouTube video, "From Tap to Bottled Water," that dispels a myth repeated by some anti-bottled water activists that bottled water which comes from municipal water sources is just tap water in a bottle. An entertaining and amusing teenager...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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