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2014-04-17 23:13:19

Concerned Bay Area residents held a march and rally to raise awareness about the risks of feeding babies formula mixed with fluoridated tap water. APEC Water understands that water fluoridation affects the health of people of all ages, and they recommend installing home water filters that can remove this additive. City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 On March 22nd 2014, organizers at Clean Water California held a march and rally in downtown San Francisco urging local water...

2014-04-12 23:00:06

This report estimates the market size of the global MBR market in terms of value, while the geography segment covers both the value as well as volumes of the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/membrane-bioreactor-market-484.html (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 The report “Membrane Bioreactor Systems Market By Types [Hollow Fiber, Flat Sheet, Multi Tubular], Configuration [Internal (Submerged/Immersed) & External (Sidestream)] & Applications [Municipal &...

2014-04-10 09:45:00

Oyster aquaculture in the Potomac River estuary could result in significant improvements to water quality, according to a new NOAA and U.S. Geological Survey study published in the journal Aquatic Geochemistry. All of the nitrogen currently polluting the Potomac River estuary could be removed if 40 percent of its river bed were used for shellfish cultivation, according to the joint study. The researchers determined that a combination of aquaculture and restored oyster reefs may provide...

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2014-04-10 04:44:34

[ Watch the Video: Space Potty: Using The Bathroom In Space ] rredOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It might not be as glamorous as taking the first steps on the moon or sending a rover to explore Mars, but new research appearing in the journal ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering could solve an age-old problem associated with space travel: what to do with all of the astronaut pee produced during interstellar travel? Rather than just ejecting the fluid...

2014-04-06 23:00:58

Mr. Rooter® Raises World Health Day Awareness with Tips To Help Avoid Possible Apocalyptic Scenario Waco, TX (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Monday, Apr 7, marks a day to not only commemorate the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO), but to raise awareness of the ongoing health concerns plaguing humanity today through World Health Day. Each year a new awareness theme is created to focus attention on public health concerns and encourage families to take action to protect themselves....

2014-04-04 12:27:58

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8mt3ng/membrane ) has announced the addition of the "Membrane Technology Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Globally, the membrane technology market is witnessing significant growth due to increasing research and development and production in...

2014-04-01 20:21:00

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p92pkf/global_water_and) has announced the addition of the "Global Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals Market Forecast and Opportunities to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p92pkf/global_water_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to, Global Water & Wastewater Treatment...

2014-03-31 16:28:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced a $3.4 million investment in an all-new agricultural outreach and assistance program, the Regional Agricultural Watershed Assessment Program, to improve water quality in six different watersheds throughout the state. "This project will allow DEP staff to work directly with farmers and our partners in the county conservation districts to develop solutions...

2014-03-31 09:45:55

Members of the Cell Biology in Environmental Toxicology group have discovered evidence of "feminization" of male fish in the estuaries of Gernika, Arriluze, Santurtzi, Plentzia, Ondarroa, Deba and Pasaia. The first cases (2007-2008) were detected in Urdaibai, and the most recent data confirm that they are also taking place in other estuaries. Pollutants acting as oestrogens are responsible for this phenomenon which, among other changes, is causing ovocytes —immature ova— to appear in male...

2014-03-24 16:21:41

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that efforts to reduce pollution in Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Watershed continue to yield progress. The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) today released its annual Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model progress run results for 2013. These numbers represent the estimated amounts of phosphorous, nitrogen and sediment conveyed to the Chesapeake Bay. "Pennsylvania's hard...


Latest Water pollution Reference Libraries

Water Pollution
2013-03-25 12:43:15

Water pollution is the contamination of bodies of water including rivers, oceans, lakes, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution is when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into a body of water without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the plants and organisms that reside in these bodies of water. In almost all of the cases the effect is damaging not only to individual species and populations, but to the natural biological communities as...

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2007-03-16 18:32:33

The Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately 21 in (53 cm) and 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) while females reach approximately 25 in (64 cm) and 6 lb (2.7 kg). The life span of Cui-ui is typically about forty years, but the fish do not reach sexual maturity until at least age eight. The Cui-ui is not only a...

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