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2009-05-06 11:16:00

WQA offers online resources for diagnosis and treatment LISLE, Ill., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Set aside five minutes this week to diagnose your water. That is the advice of the Water Quality Association as National Drinking Water Week begins. For more than 20 years, the federal government has called on Americans to start the spring by learning how they can make sure they get the safest and cleanest possible water coming into their house.

2009-03-27 10:40:00

Briefing informs members of new ground water study WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Congress received information today from the Water Quality Association about methods to help ensure safe well water, as a new study revealed the extent of contamination in the nation's ground water. WQA attended a congressional briefing sponsored by the US Geological Survey's (USGS) National Water Quality Assessment Program and the Water Environment Federation (WEF).

2008-07-08 15:00:26

LISLE, Ill., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The California state legislature will almost certainly pass a sweeping water softener ban law very soon, observers say. The bill, AB 2270, passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee by party line vote yesterday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.