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2010-12-23 13:55:00

Report to EPA Also Recommends Streams, Rivers for 'Impaired' Status HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although Pennsylvania has made great progress in cleaning up its rivers, streams, lakes, wetlands and other water bodies, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said that a new report submitted to the federal government today shows there are still challenges threatening Pennsylvania's water quality. The report, entitled "2010 Pennsylvania...

2010-11-15 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 77 million people in Bangladesh, or roughly half of the country's population, have been exposed to toxic arsenic levels in their drinking water since the 1970s. That's when the installation of hand-pumped wells throughout Bangladesh began tapping groundwater laden with naturally occurring arsenic. In response to this crisis, the Ecological Management Foundation (EMF) launched The Bangladesh Water Project in 2008, to create an...

2010-11-09 12:10:00

LISLE, Ill., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from the city of New York that lead may be present in the pipes of older buildings provides more reason for residents to consider using "final barrier" technology in their homes, according to the Water Quality Association. According to a report in ConsumerAffairs.com, the city is telling residents that older buildings in New York have lead pipes, or pipes with lead fixtures, which can impact the tap water of private homes by...

2010-11-08 11:37:00

LISLE, Ill., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from the inspector general of the U.S. EPA on the lack of sufficient monitoring of water supplies provides more reason for Americans to consider using "final barrier" technology in their homes, according to the Water Quality Association. The EPA is stating that state officials need to conduct more rigorous testing of water supplies and that in particular there is no way to determine whether emergency supplies are contaminated, the...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

Monitoring System Measures Turbidity, pH, Conductivity and Temperature for Trouble-free Deployment and Monitoring of Water Quality Aptos, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Today Eyasco, Inc announced the availability of the Water Quality QuB, the company's monitoring system specifically built for measuring Water Quality. Expanding Eyasco's Aquasition branded line of monitoring systems, the new Water Quality QuB is easily deployed to reliably measure and preserve high water quality standards for...

2010-09-22 09:37:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueInGreen® will receive the prestigious Innovative Technology Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international not-for-profit technical and educational water quality organization. The award will be presented during a ceremony at the organization's 83rd annual technical exhibition and conference next month in New Orleans, La. The Innovative Technology Awards, which includes the collection systems,...

2010-09-14 13:52:00

DENVER, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers seeking a safer alternative to tap water following recent media reports about pollution by antidepressants, antibiotics, birth control pills, cosmetics and other substances should consider home and office filtration systems and bottled water delivery from any number of leading suppliers. "People are wondering what they need to do to make sure their water is safe. Basically, you either have a filter, or you are the filter," says Tom Schwein,...

2010-08-12 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- HaloSource, a leading clean water company, has signed an agreement with DelAgua, the UK based water testing organisation, for the development of an emergency response point-of-use drinking water device that will use HaloSource's revolutionary HaloPure® disinfection technology combined with its proprietary pre-treatment biopolymers. DelAgua produces and distributes the Oxfam DelAgua kit, developed in collaboration with international...

2010-07-28 18:25:12

Univ. of Miami oceans and human health study uncovers potential health issues for beachgoers; health tips for bathers A yearlong beach study led by a team of University of Miami researchers suggests that swimmers at sub-tropical beaches face an increased risk of illness. The multi-disciplinary team examined the risk of illness that beachgoers face when exposed to recreational marine water at sub-tropical beaches with no known source of pollution or contamination. B.E.A.C.H.E.S. (Beach...

2010-07-08 14:05:00

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Missouri American Water has distributed its 2009 Consumer Confidence Reports, which describe the quality of drinking water in all the company's operating districts. The reports, which were included in customers' water bills during March, April and May, 2010 are now available online at www.missouriamwater.com. Customers can click on the "Find Out About Your Water Quality" link and then search for their information by typing in their city and...


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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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