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2012-05-31 10:22:36

City Leaders Question Whether Continued Clean Water Progress Requires Amending the Act or Changing the Way EPA Implements It WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To mark the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act (CWA), a landmark federal law protecting water resources in the United States, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) hosted a panel discussion on Thursday, May 31 about the urgent need for regulatory reform as aggressive unfunded water mandates are guided by...

2012-05-27 23:00:46

The AWF Scale Prevention Systems Stand Above the Crowd Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 The City of Phoenix has advised that if there is concern about health risks associated with in home tap water then a detailed report of the water quality available at http://phoenix.gov/WATER/quality.html can provide important information. Every city is required to provide a water quality report each year. This printed report can be brought into a doctors appointment in order to discuss personal...

2012-05-21 06:24:50

New Survey Finds Majority of American Adults Skip the Shower before Getting in the Pool, Contributing to an Unhealthy Swimming Experience WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Memorial Day approaches heralding the summer pool season, a new survey on swimmer hygiene conducted by the Water Quality & Health Council (WQHC) finds that although nearly all Americans (93 percent) say they would never re-use someone else's bath water, almost seven in 10 (68 percent)...

2012-05-14 10:22:14

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ABHD) ("AbTech"), a developer and manufacturer of patented innovative environmental technologies addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, announced today its founder and CEO, Glenn R. Rink, has been named to FAST COMPANY magazine's "100 Most Creative People in Business" list in its June issue, which hits stands on May 22nd . The list spans innovators from virtually every industry around the globe,...

2012-05-07 10:21:34

PORTLAND, Ore., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From preserving Iraq's water resources to seeking federal protection for the Los Angeles River, waterway advocates are being recognized today by River Network and Tom's of Maine as part of the 2012 River Heroes Awards. Now in its 12th year, the awards celebrate those who protect the Earth's rivers and watersheds. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/NY13344LOGO-b) "We're inspired by the important work these individuals and their...

2012-04-30 19:37:39

There was no change in concentrations of chloride, dissolved solids, or nitrate in groundwater for more than 50 percent of well networks sampled in a new analysis by the USGS that compared samples from 1988-2000 to samples from 2001-2010. For those networks that did have a change, seven times more networks saw increases as opposed to decreases. The analysis was done by the USGS National Water Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA) to determine if concentrations of these constituents have...

2012-04-19 06:23:16

Free tool helps water managers identify ways to reduce impact on local water resources and save money CHICAGO, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growing Blue has launched the Water Impact Index (WIIX) Calculator, a new web-based tool designed to measure and reduce the impact of human activity on local water resources. Available online at www.growingblue.com, the new calculator was designed by Growing Blue founding partner Veolia Water. Most water footprint calculators use...

2012-03-06 22:59:51

The costs to switch to numeric criteria for limiting nutrient pollutants in Florida waters are expected to exceed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates, says a new National Research Council report. The committee that wrote the report questioned the validity of several assumptions in the EPA cost analysis and found that EPA did not adequately report on the uncertainties that could affect the cost of the rule change. In 2009 EPA decided that numeric limits on the concentration of...

2011-12-27 06:45:00

DALLAS, December 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Global Wireless Sensors Market for Environmental and Agricultural Monitoring (2011-2016)", published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the total market is expected to reach $2946 million by 2016 at an estimated CAGR of 11.2% from 2011 to 2016. Browse through 47 tables, the profiles of leading players and the in-depth TOC on "Global Wireless Sensors Market for...

2011-12-09 08:00:00

As congress still debates the exact make-up of the 2012 budget one rare area of consensus is reduced funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The programs most likely to be impacted were highlighted back in February by the Obama Administration which proposed massive cuts to the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) and the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. Chesapeake, Virginia (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 The Drinking Water SRF is designed to help states finance...


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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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