Latest Water quality Stories
CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federation for American Coal, Energy and Security (FACES of Coal) released a video on its website, www.facesofcoal.org, today explaining in easy-to-understand terms and examples why the use of conductivity is an ill-advised and inappropriate measure for water quality impairment.
NEW STANTON, Pa., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today toured the new Reserve Environmental Services wastewater treatment in Westmoreland County, saying the facility uses the technology needed to meet stronger water quality standards now being considered to better protect Pennsylvania's waterways from the effects of natural gas drilling. Hanger said the proposed standards will prevent rivers from being polluted with total...
CLOVIS, N.M., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Mexico American Water recently announced the results of its 2009 water quality reports for its Clovis service area. The reports show that water quality meets state and federal standards for all of its Clovis area systems.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California American Water recently announced the results of its 2009 water quality reports for all ten Sacramento service areas. The reports show that water quality meets state and federal standards for all of its Sacramento area systems.
SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California American Water recently announced the results of its 2009 water quality report for its Larkfield service area. The report shows that the water quality level in Larkfield exceeds both state and federal drinking water standards.
EDGEWOOD, N.M., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Mexico American Water recently announced the results of its 2009 water quality report for its Edgewood service area. The reports show that water quality meets state and federal standards for all of its Edgewood area.
Water Quality & Health Council Offers Free Test Kits In Response to CDC Pool Violation Data ARLINGTON, Va., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unhealthy pools are more common than you may think.
CDC Urges People to Take an Active Role in Promoting Healthy Swimming ATLANTA, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 1 out of 8 public pool inspections conducted in 13 states in 2008 resulted in pools being closed immediately due to serious code violations, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Researchers in India have demonstrated that microscopic aquatic creatures could be used as the ecological equivalent of a canary in a coalmine for assessing inland freshwater lakes and ponds.
A unique three-year longitudinal and vertical study of Central New York's Three Rivers systemâ€”involving the Oswego, Oneida and Seneca riversâ€”has revealed that oxygen resources have become degraded by several stressors, including the impact of wastewater treatment plants, nonpoint runoff, an increase in invasive zebra mussels and channelization of the flow.
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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