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2011-05-20 16:59:00

Albany, NY, Rochester, NY, Denton, TX, Racine, WI and Pembroke Pines, FL Helping to Promote Water Quality in America's Cities WASHINGTON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five cities were selected today as finalists in The U.S. Conference of Mayors 2011 Best Tasting City Water in America contest following the preliminary round of competition held at the USCM headquarters in Washington, D.C. The five cities are: Albany, NY; Denton, TX; Racine, WI; Rochester, NY; and, Pembroke...

2011-05-12 00:00:47

In response to the Mississippi River Flood devastation and significant health risk, eFilterWater today announced that they are offering all residents of areas affected by this tragedy 20% off the purchase of a water filter system as well as free shipping, indefinitely. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 From the Heartland down to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River is flooding homes and farmland and leaving chaos in its path. Everyone understands the need for safe drinking water now...

2011-04-12 07:45:00

BENSALEM, Pa., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Technologies, developers of ZeroWater, the only dual ion exchange tap water filtration pitchers and dispensers, will donate up to one full shipping container of its 8-cup pitchers (approximately 2,000 units) and filters to residents of Japan. Americans can request that a ZeroWater pitcher be delivered to their friends or family in Japan by calling (877)398-0606 and providing the name and Japanese address of the designated recipient. Live...

2011-03-09 10:25:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of Americans say they have concerns about the quality of their water as more people become educated about specific contaminants and take action in their homes. Those are findings from an independent survey released today at WQA Aquatech USA. The random sample survey, conducted by Applied Research-West, Inc., offers a look into Americans' evolving attitude about their water, especially when compared to previous polls. "We are...

2011-03-07 07:18:00

BENSALEM, Pa., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Technologies - developers of the only dual ion exchange tap water filtration pitchers and dispensers, and the only pitcher filter to receive NSF International's certification for chromium-6 and lead reduction - has received recognition from the Water Quality Association (WQA) - the international trade association and Gold Seal product certification body, representing the residential, commercial and industrial water treatment industry. The...

2011-02-11 08:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Duoyuan Global Water Inc. (NYSE: DGW) ("Duoyuan" or the "Company"), a leading China-based domestic water treatment equipment supplier, today announced that the Company plans to release fourth quarter and full year 2010 financial results on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 after the market closes. The Company will hold a conference call at 8:00 am ET on March 23, 2011 to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2010 results. Listeners may access...

2011-01-27 00:02:59

Recent reports warn that toxic chemicals in plastic bottles, such as BPA, get into the water they carry. Additionally, there is substantial emerging evidence that acidic body conditions promote a wide variety of disease. WaterWorks4U.com has released two powerful tools that help protect people from both dangers. The Ionic Oasis Water Ionizer & the Ion Wave Alkaline Water Pitcher convert plain tap water into filtered, anti-oxidant rich, high pH alkaline water. Use of these tools will also...

2011-01-13 00:00:40

A new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) reveals that tap water in 31 of 35 American cities tested contains hexavalent chromium, a carcinogenic chemical made famous by the movie "Erin Brockovich." Mermaid Water (USAWaterSolutions.com) is working to help residents understand what steps they can take to restore confidence in their tap water and protect their families from chromium exposure. Manassas, VA (PRWEB) January 12, 2011 Probable carcinogen hexavalent chromium found in...

2011-01-10 00:00:50

Alarming New Study Points to Widespread Tap Water Contamination San Diego, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 08, 2011 A study released by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) provided the first ever survey of the suspected carcinogen hexavalent chromium in the nation's tap water. Also known as chromium-6, the public was first made aware of the cancer danger posed by the chemical in the movie Erin Brokovich. Upon hearing of the EWG study Brokovich herself stated: "This chemical has been so widely...

2011-01-04 09:00:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's easy to remember to stay hydrated during the warm summer months, but just because temperatures have dropped, doesn't mean your water intake should. Whether you've chosen a new winter sport as part of your New Year's resolutions, or if you simply have decided you would like to be a "better you" this year, staying hydrated is key. Fuel all your winter activities with filtered water, and don't forget it's the perfect way to make warm...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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