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2013-04-23 14:50:43

Persistence of “urban” organics downstream favors dead-zone formation Each time it rains, runoff carries an earthy tea steeped from leaf litter, crop residue, soil, and other organic materials into the storm drains and streams that feed Chesapeake Bay. A new study led by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science reveals that land use in the watersheds from which this “dissolved organic matter” originates has important implications for Bay water...

2013-02-28 23:03:26

As temperatures slowly rise melting the snow and releasing accumulated contaminants into the environment, Chesapeake Plumbing, Inc. is offering Maryland residents water analysis and water treatment services. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 In an effort to help homeowners lead a healthier lifestyle and prolong the life of their plumbing systems, Chesapeake Plumbing, Inc. has expanded its services to include water analysis and water treatment. Joining the list of companies who...

2012-10-16 04:04:11

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc has expanded its popular Water Quality Assurrance Program to include support for water well owners who need to optimize their water treatment systems during the current drought. The drought has caused water shortages and some water tables to drop in affected areas and decreased water quality. The program provide tests water before and after existing treatment systems and includes recommendations on how to optimize water treatment systems to reduce water...


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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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cacodemon
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