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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.

2008-12-12 10:08:53

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Agriculture should jointly establish a Nutrient Control Implementation Initiative (NCII) to learn more about the effectiveness of actions meant to improve water quality throughout the Mississippi River basin and into the northern Gulf of Mexico, says a new report from the National Research Council. The report also advises how to move forward on the larger process of allocating nutrient loading caps -- which entails delegating...

2008-12-05 12:34:00

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2008-12-01 09:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com (http://www.himfr.com/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, reports that China's pollution level remains high amid successes in putting environmental deterioration under control.

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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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  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.