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2009-09-17 16:18:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following event advisory was issued today by the Water Environment Federation. Who: The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the International Water Association (IWA) will join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S.

2009-08-07 11:26:00

DEP Continues Work to Address Increasing TDS Levels PITTSBURGH, Aug.

2009-07-17 10:49:00

Public Meeting Set for July 29HARRISBURG, Pa., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority and the Department of Environmental Protection will accept public comment on proposed drinking water and wastewater projects slated to be funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, DEP Secretary John Hanger announced today.

2009-07-09 10:10:00

Despite public belief, tap water could actually be more pure than some bottled water, according to a report from the General Accountability Office on Wednesday.

2009-07-07 09:00:00

MILWAUKEE, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southeastern Wisconsin Watersheds Trust (SWWT) - also known as the "Sweet Water Trust" - received a major boost in its campaign to improve water quality in the Milwaukee River Basin with a three year $1.9 million grant from the Joyce Foundation.

2009-06-30 16:07:00

WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Herbert L. Corn, the former superintendent of the city of Rochester Wastewater Treatment Plant in Rochester, Ind., pleaded guilty today in U.S.

2009-06-16 10:00:00

Company Sponsors The Field Museum's Water Exhibition CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in product safety testing services, today announced its sponsorship of Water, an exhibition at The Field Museum that focuses on how people use water and the future of clean water supplies.

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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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