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2009-05-27 15:47:00

PHOENIX, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- During the month of May, Arizona American Water customers will receive an annual water quality report, inserted with their monthly water bill.

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.

2009-04-24 14:05:00

Company Offers $10,000 for Community Improvement Projects SAN DIEGO, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water announced today it is accepting applications for its 2009 Environmental Grant Program.

2009-04-15 16:35:00

New Limits to Take Effect by January 2011, Interim Permitting Strategy Announced HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection acting Secretary John Hanger today announced that new discharge standards for industrial wastewater that is high in total dissolved solids, or TDS, will take effect by January 2011. The department made the announcement at a public meeting of the Marcellus Shale Wastewater Technology Partnership and said the new limits will protect...

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).

2009-03-26 09:08:00

First Update to State Water Plan in 26 Years Provides Recommendations to Protect Water Quality, Quantity in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As demand grows for Pennsylvania's water resources, the commonwealth is offering comprehensive recommendations to help policymakers balance the demands of competing interests while protecting the quality and supply of water for residents and businesses, Environmental Protection acting Secretary John Hanger said today as...

2009-03-17 20:00:00

~ Taking a look back at China's Environmental Monitoring Industry in 2008 and its market outlook for 2009 ~ SHANGHAI, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Water pollution issues in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province in late February has driven people's attention to the safety of drinking water again.

2009-03-13 12:35:00

Government Actions Exacerbating Water Crisis BAKERSFIELD, Calif., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta and the Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) today joined other water users in California by filing suit against federal agencies challenging regulatory restrictions placed on the state's water operations.

2009-02-17 08:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC: CTEI) announced today that a new line of water quality monitors has been added to their portfolio of monitoring instruments.

2009-01-21 14:56:00

DEP to Continue Monitoring Levels, Taking Samples PITTSBURGH, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection confirmed today that levels of total dissolved solids, or TDS, in the Monongahela River have dropped and remain well below state and federal guidelines.


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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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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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