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2012-03-15 12:30:00

The "A" Clamp, an advanced, patented solution designed by LNR Industries that keeps sewer systems sealed, has proven a revolutionary tool in fighting influent infiltration in closed sanitary sewer systems. Newfane, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Since 1995, LNR Industries has been helping make the world a better place through the use of the advanced "A" Clamp. One of the biggest problems facing densely populated areas is treating and disposing of wastewater, and the "A" Clamp has proven to be...

Image 1 - New Device Can Turn Wastewater Into Electricity
2012-03-05 05:52:34

Researchers from Penn State University claim that they have developed a prototype device that can use wastewater to create electricity, essentially transforming treatment stations into power plans. Lead researcher and engineering professor Bruce E. Logan and his colleagues have combined microbial fuel cells (which can use wastewater and naturally occurring bacteria to generate electricity) and reverse electrodialysis (which creates power from the differences in salt concentration between...

2012-02-09 23:32:08

Why not produce lettuce, beans and tomatoes where most of the consumers are to be found: in the city? The flat roofs of many buildings are well-suited for growing vegetables. Rooftop greenhouses can also make use of a building℠s waste heat and cleaned waste water. What could be fresher? On his way home from the office, the computer scientist harvests tomatoes from his company℠s rooftop greenhouse. The plants growing there thrive on the building℠s purified waste water and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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